Strawberry-Pecan Salad

Strawberry-Pecan Salad is an easy and quick (20) minute recipe for a delicious side salad. Features include: Fresh strawberries, candied pecans, mixed salad greens, onions and Parmesan cheese with balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing. This is a low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: 4 servings. Strawberry-Pecan Salad will be loved by all of yostrawberry-pecan-saladur family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes.
Total Time: 20 Minutes.


1 (5 oz) bag mixed baby greens
3/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup sliced red onions
1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans, candied*
1/4 cup balsamic Vinaigrette salad dressing

To Candy Pecans:
Combine nuts and 2 Tbsp sugar in a skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes or until sugar is melted and evenly coats the pecans. (Optionally you could save time by purchasing candied walnuts instead; widely available in most supermarkets).


1. Combine together all ingredients except salad dressing.

2. Toss with dressing just before serving. Divide into 4 equal sized servings.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch + 2 Fat

Calories: 160, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 270mg, Sugars: 11g, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 35 %DV, Vitamin C: 40 %DV, Calcium: 10 %DV, Iron: 4 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods.

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