Blue Cheese Chopped Salad with Craisins and Candied Pecans
Blue Cheese Chopped Salad with Craisins and Candied Pecans is packed full of so much flavor in every bite. Chopped romaine, red cabbage, red onion, dried cranberries, blue cheese crumbles, and candied pecans are combined with a creamy blue cheese balsamic vinaigrette.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, whisk together confectioners' sugar, salt, cayenne pepper, and water.Add pecans and stir until evenly coated. Spread out on prepared baking sheet.Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, being careful not to let them burn. Cool.
Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Toss together all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Add desired amount of vinaigrette.
Add 1 cup of the candied pecans to the salad.
You will have extra pecans leftover. They will keep in an airtight container for 2 weeks.