Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

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Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
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Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

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For a light, refreshing first course, Lori McLaughlin of Pittsford, New York turns to this fruity salad. Sweet apple, dried cranberries, blue cheese and a vinaigrette dressing give it a subtle punch of flavor.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 6 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the lettuces, apple and cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, mustard and garlic. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with blue cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p61

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 111 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

  • 6 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 6 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuces, apple and cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, mustard and garlic. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with blue cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p61

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DaniCalifornia User ID: 2091154 77123
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

"This is an AMAZING salad. My husband said it was his favorite salad ever. Thanks for the great recipe!"

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TMFleck User ID: 1589993 138463
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

"This has become a holiday tradition in our family. It's excellent with Thanksgiving dinner to balance all of the starchy side dishes."

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