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Apple Lettuce Salad Recipe
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Apple Lettuce Salad Recipe

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Apples and lettuce pair up in this colorful and crunchy salad that you can make ahead for a gathering. The sweet and tangy vinaigrette dressing coats the apple nicely and keeps them from turning brown. -Marlene Muckenhirn, Delano, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 medium red apple, chopped
  • 1 medium green apple, chopped
  • 6 cups torn green leaf lettuce
  • 6 cups torn red leaf lettuce

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 50 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, whisk the first 10 ingredients until blended. Add apples; toss to coat. Place lettuce over apple mixture (do not toss). Refrigerate; toss just before serving. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Apple Lettuce Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2003, p37

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 50 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2013

Very different and tasty. Easy make ahead. Not a mouthful was left. I always have chopped nuts and feta cheese on the side for a variation. Excellent salad.

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

very citrisy, crunchy. good for a change up to gatherings

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Reviewed Jan. 11, 2009

This is a great recipe. After tossing the lettuce and apples, I add goat, blue or feta cheese crumbles to the top of the salad, along with some cranraisins and chopped pecans. Looks beautiful!

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