Apple & Walnut Salad Recipe
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Apple & Walnut Salad Recipe

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This recipe delivers sweet and tangy flavor to simple salad greens with a quick apple cider vinaigrette, cranberries and Gorgonzola cheese. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 5 cups torn romaine
  • 5 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 large red apple, chopped
  • 1 large green apple, chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup apple cider or juice
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup walnut oil or canola oil

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 155 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a salad bowl, combine the first eight ingredients.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the cider, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper; gradually whisk in oil. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings (1 cup each).
Originally published as Apple & Walnut Salad in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p47

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bergman08 User ID: 8642279 238405
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2015

"This has quickly become mine and my families favorite salad. Each ingredient compliments the other. It is simply delicious!"

ktrogo User ID: 3883046 104429
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"Made this for Christmas and it was a hit! I will be making this recipe a regular dish at my house."

Joken1983 User ID: 6443563 187970
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2012

"We do not like onions we feel they rob you of the tastes of the other contents. We used a blue cheese. With just these couple of changes we will prepare again"

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