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Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

Green Salad with Apples and Toasted Walnuts

All You APRIL 2012

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time:8 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.75


  • 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


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.


This recipe also appeared in the October 2009 issue.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 201
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 794mg

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