The pecans, which are a source of heart-healthy fat, are the star of this salad. You might want to make a double batch because they make a great snack too. If you don’t like goat cheese, you can substitute blue cheese in this recipe.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: about 1 ¾ cup
For the Pecans:
½ cup pecan halves
2 teaspoons trans-fat free margarine
1 tablespoon Splenda brown sugar blend
1 tablespoon water
¼ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
For the Salad:
10 ounce bag spring mix lettuce
2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (optional)
4 tablespoons light Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette salad dressing (such as Ken’s Steak House)
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.
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