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Apple Cranberry Cashew Salad Recipe

When you want to serve a salad with some pizzazz and is sure to please, try this one. It has crisp apples, crunchy pecans and sweet dried cranberries...delicious.—Susan Jones, Appleton, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) spring mix salad greens
  • 2 large apples, chopped
  • 1 can (9-1/4 ounces) lightly salted cashews
  • 1 package (5 ounces) dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • POPPY SEED VINAIGRETTE:
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, apples, cashews, cranberries and cheese.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 256 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.