January 13, 2020 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Winter Pomegranate Salad with Candied Red Walnuts

A pretty, colorful salad to make with red walnuts, orange, winter greens, and pomegranate. Top it off with a simple lemon dressing. So refreshing and nourishing!

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 the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the red walnuts with the maple syrup, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, and salt. Bake for 10-15minutes, stirring twice throughout cooking, until the walnuts are toasted. Remove from the oven and spread the walnuts in one layer.
  2. Add the greens to a large salad bowl. Add the pomegranate seeds, oranges, cranberries, and walnuts. Gently toss the salad.
  3. To make the dressing. Combine all ingredients in a glass jar and shake to combine. Just before serving, drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss. Enjoy!