Apple, Cheese and Toasted Walnut Salad

Apple, Cheese and Toasted Walnut Salad

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Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

Dressing
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup sugar
3
tablespoons white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon finely chopped red onion
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
Salad
1
medium head romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (about 10 cups)
4
cups mixed salad greens (from 10-oz bag)
1
container (4 oz) blue or Gorgonzola cheese crumbles
1
cup walnut halves, toasted
2
red apples, cut into bite-size pieces
  1. In medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients with wire whisk until sugar is dissolved (dressing will be thick); set aside.
  2. In very large bowl (at least 4 quart), gently mix salad ingredients. Just before serving, pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Makes 10 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
To toast walnut halves, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
Time-Saver
Skim prep time and use a bottled salad dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.