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Apple, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad

apple, blue cheese and walnut salad Side Dish
Apple, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 10

Serve your family with this apple salad that’s made with lettuce, spinach and nuts – a wonderful side dish.

Updated September 24, 2015

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/2
    cup vegetable oil
  • 6
    tablespoons sugar
  • 2
    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
    large bunch romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (about 10 cups)
  • 1
    bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1
    cup crumbled blue or Gorgonzola cheese (4 oz)
  • 1
    cup walnut halves, toasted
  • 2
    red apples, cut into bite-size pieces

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix all dressing ingredients with wire whisk until sugar is dissolved (dressing will be thick). Set aside.
  • 2
    In very large bowl, mix salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

  • Apples that have a bit of tartness are perfect in this salad because the dressing is sweet.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
263
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
294mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
16 1/2g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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