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Maple Pecan Salad Recipe - Rae GUn Ramblings

Maple Pecan Salad Recipe

Course Main Course, Side Dish
A delicious combination of flavors merge to create this delicious Maple Pecan Salad. Plus a recipe for Maple Candied Pecans


  • Baby Spinach
  • Maple Candied Pecans recipe below
  • Red Grapes
  • Crumbled Goat Cheese
  • Avocado
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Cooked Chicken optional if you want it to be a meal
  • 1/8 C Maple Syrup
  • Pecan Halves
  • 2 TBS granulated sugar


Maple Candied Pecans

  • Heat the maple syrup until bubbling but do not allow to burn.
  • Cook for a few minutes.
  • Stir in pecan halves.
  • Turn off heat and stir in sugar.
  • Mix well.
  • Spread on a parchment lined cook sheet and bake at 250 F for 1 hr making sure to stir every 15 mins.
  • Allow to cool fully on wax paper.

Salad Recipe

  • Start by making your maple candied pecans.
  • Toss spinach with the balsamic dressing.
  • Finish by topping with red grapes halved, crumbled goat cheese, avocado, and chicken.
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