apple walnut salad with cranberry vinaigrette

apple walnut salad with cranberry vinaigrette

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup chopped walnuts

  • ¼

    cup cranberries

  • ¼

    cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1

    cup red onion, chopped

  • 1

    tablespoon white sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon Dijon-style prepared mustard

  • 1

    cup vegetable oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 10

    cups mixed salad greens, rinsed and dried

  • 2

    Red Delicious apples, cored and thinly sliced

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread the walnuts out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly toasted. In a food processor, combine the cranberries, vinegar, onion, sugar, and mustard. Puree until smooth; gradually add oil, and season with salt and pepper. In a salad bowl, toss together the greens, apples, and enough of the cranberry mixture to coat. Sprinkle with walnuts, and serve.


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