January 13, 2020 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Festive Winter Salad with Pomegranate and Candied Red Walnuts

Get ready to add a burst of seasonal flavors to your table with our Festive Winter Salad. This delightful dish combines the vibrant sweetness of pomegranates with the irresistible crunch of candied red walnuts.

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 20 min | Total time: 30 min | Servings: 4


For salad:

For dressing:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • kosher salt and black pepper

Winter Pomegranate Salad with Candied Red Walnuts nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Toss red walnuts with maple syrup, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, and a pinch of salt. Bake for 10-15 min, stirring twice, until toasted. Set them aside.
  3. In a large salad bowl, combine greens, pomegranate seeds, oranges, cranberries, and the candied red walnuts.
  4. For the dressing, mix all ingredients in a jar and shake well. Drizzle it over the salad just before serving and toss. Enjoy!

This recipe adapted from Half Baked Harvest

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