September 20, 2020

Recipe: Autumn Harvest Salad

Crunchy, sweet and delicious

autumn harvest salad apples oranges pumpkin seeds

Salad isn’t just for summer. Add some seasonal ingredients like oranges, pecans, pumpkin seeds and red cabbage to create a festive, nutrient-rich dish. It’s delicious with a homemade sweet and tangy dressing for a sweet and tangy taste.


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Ingredients for salad

1 cup baby spring greens, chopped
2 cups romaine, chopped
1 cup red cabbage slaw
¾ cup carrot matchsticks
1 large or 2 small thinly sliced granny smith apples
1 cup mandarin oranges, packed in own juice and drained
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup pecans
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup gorgonzola cheese crumbles

Ingredients for dressing

4 Tbsp orange juice
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp freshly minced ginger
1 ½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
  3. Pour dressing into salad. Mix well. Let chill for 1 hour to let flavors combine. Serve chilled.

Nutrition information

Makes 8 servings


Each 1-cup serving contains:

Calories 190
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 2g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 65mg
Total carbohydrate 21g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 15g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 80%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4%
Iron 6%

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