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Harvest Chopped Salad

A hearty fall salad that's as tasty as it is pretty!
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 5


  • 10 c. romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 8 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 c. pecan pieces
  • 4 oz. crumbled goat cheese or blue cheese
  • 1 c. honey crisp or other apple, chopped
  • 1 ripe pear, chopped
  • 3/4 c. dried cranberries
  • 1/2 c. + 2 Tbsp purchased poppyseed dressing


  • On a large platter or five individual plates, spread romaine in a single layer.
  • Cover with layered rows of bacon, pecans, crumbled cheese, diced apple, diced pear, and dried cranberries.
  • Serve with purchased poppyseed dressing drizzled on top or on the side.


A Love Letter to Food Original Recipe, loosely based on this recipe from Iowa Girl Eats.