Green Salad with Apples and Toasted Walnuts

Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 201
Fat 14 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 794 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup walnut pieces
2 Granny Smith or other tart apples, cored, halved and thinly sliced
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons minced shallot
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper
1/3 cup olive oil
8 cups mixed salad greens

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spread walnut pieces on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake walnuts for 5 to 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until just toasted. Pour into a bowl to cool.

2. Place apples in a bowl and toss with 1 Tbsp. vinegar. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining vinegar, mustard, shallot and sugar; season with salt and pepper. Whisking constantly, drizzle in olive oil and continue to whisk until smoothly blended.

3. Place salad greens, apples and walnuts in a large bowl. Toss with dressing just before serving.

Note:

This recipe also appeared in the October 2009 issue.

April 2012