Celery and Apple Salad with Cider Vinaigrette

Twenty minutes and two steps is all it takes to toss together a colorful, tasty salad.

Yield

4 servings

Dressing Ingredients

2 tablespoons apple cider or apple juice
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons canola oil
2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon salt

Salad Ingredients

2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
2 cups diagonally sliced celery
1/2 medium apple, unpeeled, sliced very thin (about 1 cup)
1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons crumbled bleu cheese

Directions

In small bowl, beat all dressing ingredients with whisk until blended; set aside.

In medium bowl, place lettuce, celery, apple and cranberries; toss with dressing. To serve, arrange salad on 4 plates. Sprinkle with walnuts and bleu cheese. Serve immediately.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

Bleu cheese can be purchased already crumbled in the refrigerator section at the grocery store. Crumbled feta cheese would also be a great alternative.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 6 g (Saturated Fat 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 410 mg; Total Carbohydrate 17 g (Dietary Fiber 3 g, Sugars 13 g), Protein 2 g; Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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