Fancy Salad with Fennel, Feta, Watermelon and Candied Pecans
Salad greens topped with fennel, feta, watermelon and candied pecans. Drizzle with orange honey mustard vinaigrette for a fancy and flavorful salad.
Servings 4 servings
- 8 cups salad greens I used butter lettuce
- ½ cup pecans
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 2 Tablespoons brown sugar packed
- ¼ fennel bulb green fronds and hard middle core removed
- ⅛ seedless watermelon
- ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
Orange Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
- ⅓ cup canola oil
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 3 Tablespoons orange juice
- 2 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
Melt and combine butter and brown sugar in a pan over medium high heat.
Add pecans and stir to coat with sugar mixture.
Remove pecans to wax paper and allow to set while preparing the rest of the salad.
Use mandoline or knife to shave fennel into very thin slices.
Cut watermelon into thin slices and finely dice. Blot with paper towel, if necessary to absorb excess juice.
Layer salad greens, fennel, watermelon, feta cheese and pecans in a large bowl.
Serve with Orange Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.
Instructions for Dressing
Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 320mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 2010IU | Vitamin C: 38.1mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 1.4mg