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Crunchy Apple Mixed Greens Salad Recipe

Crunchy Apple Mixed Greens Salad Recipe

Whenever our staff celebrates a birthday or a special occasion, "Mary's Apple Salad" is always at the top of the wish list! The ingredients can also be prepared the day before and put together in a flash for our teachers' 20 minute lunch time.—Mary Robertson, Louisville, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) spring mix salad greens
  • 2 large apples, chopped
  • 2 cups bagel chips, coarsely crushed
  • 1-1/2 cups honey-roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 16 servings (1 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 207 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 277 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.