Apple Walnut Salad
A fresh fall salad full of flavor from juicy apples, mesclun greens and spinach. This delicious salad is topped with a maple vinaigrette. A light lunch, side dish, add protein for a Dinner Salad.
Servings 8 servings
- 4 cups mesclun greens
- 4 cups baby spinach
- 2 medium Stemilt Rave® apples, sliced thin Note 1
- 1 small bulb shallot, peeled and diced
- 1 small carrot, peeled and shredded
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cup dried blueberries
Balsamic Maple Vinaigrette
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 Tablespoon s pure maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1/3 cup avocado oil your favorite oil will work
- black pepper, to taste
- salt, to taste
How to make an Apple Walnut Salad
In a large salad bowl, add in mesclun greens, spinach, sliced apples, shallot, shredded carrot, chopped walnuts, dried blueberries.
Drizzle the Maple Vinaigrette on the salad. Mix to combine.
Ready to serve.
How to make Maple Vinaigrette
In a small bowl, whisk to combine minced garlic, balsamic vinegar, pure maple syrup, dijon mustard.
Whisk in the oil to combine all ingredients.
Taste the vinaigrette. Reseason if needed.
Note 1: No need to peel the apple. Just wash it and slice thin. Remove the seeds before adding the apples to the salad.
Note 2: The salad is easy to make - for best result make it close to when you are ready to eat for fresh flavor.
Note 3: Slice the apples and squeeze some lemon on them if you will be serving the salad later.
Note 4: Be sure to use 100% pure maple sugar. Pancake syrup is not maple syrup.
Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.
Serving: 1cup | Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2702IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg