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Merry Berry Salad Recipe

Merry Berry Salad Recipe

Dried cranberries, crunchy apple chunks and toasted almonds dress up this crisp green salad. It's drizzled with a sweet-tart dressing that's a snap to blend.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) mixed salad greens
  • 1 medium red apple, diced
  • 1 medium green apple, diced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • DRESSING:
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1 cup canola oil

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, toss the first six ingredients.
  • 2. In a blender, combine the cranberries, sugar, vinegar, apple juice concentrate, salt, mustard and onion; cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  • 3. Drizzle desired amount of dressing over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate any leftover dressing. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 354 calories, 27 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 381 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.