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Apple-Walnut Tossed Salad Recipe

Apple-Walnut Tossed Salad Recipe

“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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Apple-Walnut Tossed Salad

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rebajojo 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 64373
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

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

adamsballoon 66853
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

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

musicbert 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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