Rocket, Goat's Cheese & Cranberry Salad with Maple Glazed Pecans

Featuring Newman’s Own® Balsamic Dressing

Preparation time: 10 minutes (plus cooling)
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4

1/2 cup (125 ml) pecan nuts
2 tsp (10 ml) maple syrup
4 oz (100 g) baby rocket
1/3 cup (80 ml) dried cranberries
1/4 cup (60 ml) sliced dried apricots
1/4 cup (60 ml) sliced shallots
1/4 cup (60 ml) Newman’s Own Balsamic Dressing*
3 oz (80 g) soft goat’s cheese


1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Place pecan nuts and maple syrup in a small bowl and stir to combine. Place on prepared tray and roast for 5 minutes (be careful not to burn the nuts). Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

2. Combine rocket, cranberries, apricots and shallots in a bowl. Add dressing and toss to combine. Place on a serving platter and top with goats’ cheese and maple glazed pecans.

* Newman's Own Light Balsamic Dressing can be used as well

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