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Maple Bacon Pecan Salad

This maple bacon pecan salad is a good one! If you are sick of boring salads, I highly suggest making this to switch things up! It’s ready in 15 minutes and is so tasty! Made with bacon, apples, pecans, and feta then topped with an easy maple dressing. You can make this salad for lunch, dinner, or an easy healthy side dish. It will definitely be a hit if you decide to go that route 😉

Maple Bacon Pecan Salad (gluten free, simple)

What You Need For This Recipe:

Cooked Bacon




Greens of Choice

Maple Syrup


Olive Oil

Apple Cider Vinegar

Salt and Pepper

Maple Bacon Pecan Salad (gluten free, simple)

Recipe Tips:

If you make this salad for meal prep, squeeze a little lemon on the apples so they don’t go brown. Also- don’t add the dressing on until you are ready to eat. It prevents the salad from getting soggy.

Maple Bacon Pecan Salad (gluten free, simple)

Easy salads are always my go to for the holidays. They don’t take much time and are hard to mess up haha. That’s exactly what I need in a recipe that I have the pressure of knowing everyone will eat it. Even though I love to bake and cook- it still gets intimidating cooking for loved ones!

I love this salad recipe and it will definitely be an easy go to lunch for the fall and winter! Hope you love it as much as I do! Enjoy this maple bacon pecan salad!

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Maple Bacon Pecan Salad

Maple Bacon Pecan Salad (gluten free, simple) A super easy salad that is perfect for a healthier holiday side dish or an easy lunch! Great for Thanksgiving or Christmas! #healthyrecipes #easyrecipes #glutenfree #sidedish

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
34 servings 1x
Maple Bacon Pecan Salad (gluten free, simple)



78 pieces of cooked bacon
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup feta
2 apples
As much greens as you want!
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp lemon juice (I used fresh lemon juice from a lemon)
Sprinkle of salt and pepper


  1. For the bacon- I baked it at 425F for 15 minutes. Then pat the grease off.
  2. Chop the apples however you want- dice or slice.
  3. Chop the bacon into small pieces
  4. Make the salad dressing in either a food processor or some type of mixer.
  5. Combine everything into a big bowl or split up into small bowls and don’t add the dressing- easy meal prep!