Mixed Greens with Nuts and Dried Fruit Recipe

Mixed Greens with Nuts and Dried Fruit Recipe

How To Make Mixed Greens with Nuts and Dried Fruit

Whip up this easy and refreshing mixed greens that’s made using pears, cranberries, and nuts tossed in a mustard-vinegar dressing for a nutty bite.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1cupwalnuts,(about 4 oz)
  • 1cuppecan halves,(about 4 oz)
  • 1large shallot,minced
  • ¼cupsherry vinegar
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • 6tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • ¼cupwalnut oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper,to taste
  • 5ozsalad greens,(4 bags), washed
  • 1cupdried pears,(4 oz)
  • 1cupdried cranberries,(4 oz)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spread the nuts on a large baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, or until golden and fragrant. Let cool, then coarsely chop.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the shallot, vinegar, and mustard. Whisk in the olive oil and walnut oil in a thin, steady stream. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Add the mixed greens, nuts, and dried pears, and cranberries to the bowl and toss.

  4. Serve immediately and enjoy.


  • Calories: 238.18kcal
  • Fat: 17.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.63g
  • Fiber: 2.99g
  • Sugar: 16.86g
  • Protein: 1.49g
  • Sodium: 162.60mg
  • Calcium: 21.13mg
  • Potassium: 169.41mg
  • Iron: 0.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 44.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.79mg
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