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Apple Lettuce Salad Recipe

Apple Lettuce Salad Recipe

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 YIELD: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

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.

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.