Best Chopped Salad

This is the best chopped salad you will ever make! Make a batch to enjoy for lunches or serve at a large gathering. Every time I serve this salad I get rave reviews. It is packed with delicious ingredients, including candied pecans, red onions, avocado, tomatoes and more!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chopped salad, healthy, lunch, raspberry vinaigrette
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 296kcal

Ingredients

CHOPPED SALAD

  • 12 cups assorted salad greens (spring mix, romaine and/or iceberg), rinsed and broken or chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup choppedĀ Candied Pecans
  • 2/3 cup dried cherries
  • 8 oz. container cherry or grape tomatoes halved
  • 2 avocados peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 of a red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbles

RASPBERRY VINAIGRETTE

  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

MAKE THE SALAD

  • In a large bowl, combine the greens, pecans, cherries, tomatoes, avocados, red onion and feta cheese. Toss to combine.

MAKE THE DRESSING

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the raspberry jam, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate both bowls until ready to serve.

ASSEMBLE THE SALAD

  • Just before serving, pour the dressing into the salad bowl and toss until coated. Serve immediately!

Nutrition

Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 953IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1mg