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Raspberry-Brie Salad with Puff Pastry Croutons

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 4 c. loosely packed mixed greens
  • 2 scallions sliced
  • 1/2 c. fresh raspberries
  • 2 oz. brie cheese sliced
  • 1/3 c. candied pecans
  • handful of puff pastry croutons

Candied Pecans

  • 1 c. pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar

Puff Pastry Croutons

  • 1/3 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 egg beaten

Honey Cinnamon Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 1/3 c. olive oil
  • 1/3 c. balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil

Instructions

  1. Prepare dressing by mixing all ingredients together in a jar and shaking to combine.
  2. Prepare candied pecans by combining all ingredients in a small bowl, spreading on a baking sheet lined in parchment paper, and baking 10 minutes at 375 degrees. Pecans will harden while they are cooling. **You will have extra.
  3. Prepare croutons by cutting puff pastry into 1 inch squares, brushing with beaten egg and baking on a baking sheet lined in parchment paper 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees.
  4. Assemble salad, including pecans and croutons. Drizzle with vinaigrette to taste.