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Contest-Winning Holiday Tossed Salad

 Contest-Winning Holiday Tossed Salad
With its red and green ingredients, this salad is perfect for Christmas meals. Local cranberries and blue cheese make a great combination with salad greens, apples, walnuts and a simple cranberry vinaigrette. It’s a family favorite.
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 8 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 medium red apples, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thawed cranberry juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Dash salt and pepper


  • In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, apples, blue cheese,
  • cranberries, walnuts and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the
  • remaining ingredients. Pour over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.