Autumn Harvest Salad
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This delicious autumn harvest salad is easy to make and full of the most delicious fall flavors! It's totally customizable-you can add in all of your personal favorite salad ingredients and make it your own!
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 6-8
  • 1 sweet potato, diced
  • Oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • 8 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 2 avocados, peeled and diced
  • ½ small red onion, small dice
  • ½ cup raw or sugared pecans, chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup pumpkin seeds
  • For the dressing:
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • ½ teaspoon ground mustard
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. On a large baking sheet, toss together the sweet potato, oil, salt and pepper. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until fully cooked. Allow to cool slightly.
  3. Toss together the spinach leaves, sweet potato, apple slices, avocado, and red onion in a bowl. Transfer to a large platter and top with pecans, cranberries, and pumpkin seeds.
  4. To make the dressing, place all dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well.
  5. Lightly dress the salad and serve right away.
*If you’re prepping this in advance, make sure to toss your apple slices in some lemon juice so that they don’t brown.
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