Apple Pecan & Feta Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette- As Seen On Home Made Simple

February 5, 2018

Home Chef, Laila Ali teaches the Felix family how to make a Apple Pecan & Feta Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette on Home Made Simple on OWN!


This is just one of many recipes of Laila’s! Be sure to purchase her NEW Best Selling cookbook Food For Life, which is available at Barnes and Noble!


Cook Time: N/A

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


Ingredients- Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing:

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

5 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons honey

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

5 large strawberries, hulled and sliced (can substitute with defrosted frozen strawberries)

½ teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

To make the dressing, add all of the ingredients to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Add more salt and pepper to taste if needed. Set aside.


Ingredients: Apple Pecan & Feta Salad:

6 cups mixed greens

2 green apples

1 cup pecans, roughly chopped and toasted

¼ cup cranberries

1/3 cup feta cheese

Lemon wedge



1. Core and slice the apples into 1 inch slices. Squeeze on the lemon juice to prevent browning

2. To toast the pecans, heat a sauté pan on medium high heat. Add the pecans and cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir periodically to make sure they toast on both sides and don’t burn.  Remove from heat

3. In a large bowl, add the mixed greens, apples, cranberries, feta and toasted pecans

4. Drizzle on some of the vinaigrette, toss and serve


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