Apple-Walnut Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

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Because they've been bred to resist browning, Cameo, Honey Crisp, Ginger Gold, Braeburn and Fuji varieties are good apple choices for salads. To prevent other types of sliced apples from browning, simply toss them in fresh lemon juice.

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2 medium-size apples, peeled, cored and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 Tbs. cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbs. walnut oil
  • 2 tsp. whole-grain Dijon mustard

Preparation

1. Toast walnuts in skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, or until browned and fragrant.

2. Place mixed greens and apples in large bowl.

3. Whisk together vinegar, maple syrup, oil and mustard in small bowl. Drizzle over salad, and toss gently to coat.

4. Divide salad among plates. Sprinkle each serving with walnuts, and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 151
  • Carbohydrate Content: 18 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 64 mg
  • Sugar Content: 14 g