Classic Apple and Blue Cheese Salad

Classic Apple and Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
This light and refreshing salad has the word classic in its title for a reason. This recipe is sure to stick around. "I first tasted this salad at a luncheon given by a friend of mine. I love the flavor combination of tart-sweet apples, crunchy walnuts, and pungent blue cheese." --CL Reader


6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 54
Caloriesfromfat 48 %
Fat 2.9 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 1.8 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 176 mg
Calcium 35 mg


2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
6 cups torn Bibb lettuce leaves (about 2 heads)
1 cup chopped Granny Smith apple
2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
1 tablespoon chopped toasted walnuts


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add lettuce and remaining ingredients, tossing gently to coat.

January 2003
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