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Mixed Apple Salad over Greens

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup apple mixture and 1 cup greens)
Harmonious flavors converge in this simple salad: sour lemon juice and Granny Smith apple, sweet honey and Cameo apple, smoky bacon, and pungent cheese.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Dash of salt
  • Dash of freshly ground black pepper
  • Salad:
  • 2 cups chopped Granny Smith apple
  • 2 cups chopped Cameo or Braeburn apple
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens

Nutrition Information

  • calories 163
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 2.2 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 3.7 g
  • carbohydrate 28.7 g
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 201 mg
  • calcium 78 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare dressing, combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  2. To prepare salad, combine apples, cheese, and bacon. Drizzle dressing over apple mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve over greens.