Apple-Walnut Tossed Salad Recipe
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Apple-Walnut Tossed Salad Recipe

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“The pretty, flavorful cranberry dressing for this fall salad is also good for gift-giving,” suggests Mary LaJoie, of Glenoma, Washington, who shared the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) spring mix salad greens
  • 3 medium Red Delicious apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 335 calories, 29g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. For cranberry vinaigrette, combine the first seven ingredients in a blender; cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  2. Transfer to a serving dish. In a large bowl, toss the salad greens, apples and walnuts. Serve with vinaigrette. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Walnut Tossed Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p9

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rebajojo User ID: 1558973 147765
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"I have made this salad for several years now. The dressing is fabulous, in my humble opinion. I look forward to fresh cranberries in the fall so I can begin making this again."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 64373
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Delicious salad! I served this with our New Year's dinner."

adamsballoon User ID: 1725137 66853
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

"We keep coming back to this recipe every year. My kids LOVE this dressing."

musicbert User ID: 6035572 147751
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

"This is an excellent salad...I also added freshly grilled chicken. The next time I made it (being from Michigan) substituted fresh cherries for the cranberries also good."

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