Apple-Cranberry Salad

Enjoy this delicious apple salad sprinkled with cranberries and pecans – a wonderful side dish.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup cider vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons canola oil
2
teaspoons grated gingerroot
3
Braeburn apples, cored, thinly sliced into rings
3
Granny Smith apples, cored, thinly sliced into rings
1
cup dried cranberries or cherries
1
cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper to boiling. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cool completely. Stir in oil and gingerroot with wire whisk.
  • 2 In large shallow glass dish, place apple rings in single layer. Pour dressing over apples and turn to coat with dressing. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 3 Use slotted spoon to arrange apple rings on salad plates. Evenly sprinkle with cranberries and pecans. Drizzle with leftover dressing from dish, if desired.

Expert Tips

Dress up this festive salad by garnishing with mixed baby greens.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Sodium
99mg
99%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.