Looking for a winter salad that's both delicious and extra special? Try out this Goat Cheese and Candied Pecan winter salad, made extra flavorful with our organic extra virgin olive oil! The smooth flavor of the olive oil pairs perfectly with the goat cheese and candied pecans to make a dish perfect for your dinner table.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Total Time: 35 Minutes
Diet Category: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free
300g of Arugula
2-3 Celery Stalks, thinly sliced
½ cup Pecans
2 Tablespoon of Maple Syrup
1 Acorn or Butternut Squash, cut into pieces
2 Tablespoon of Terra Delyssa® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup Pomegranate Arils
1 Apple, thinly sliced
200 g of goat cheese, crumbled
For the dressing :
1 Tablespoon of Chopped Chives
1 Tablespoon of Maple Syrup
2 Tablespoon of Red Wine Vinegar
- Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Place the squash on a baking sheet and add a drizzle of Terra Delyssa® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
- In a pan, place the pecans and 2 tablespoon of maple syrup. Cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the pan and place on parchment paper. Separate so they will not stick together and allow to cool.
- In a bowl mix together the chives, the red wine vinegar, the maple syrup and the Terra Delyssa® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Mix well and season with salt and pepper.
- Garnish the arugula with the celery, the roasted squash, the apples, the pomegranate arils, the crumbled goat cheese, the pecans and the dressing.