Apple Walnut Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


12 servings (2/3 cup dressing)

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
The pumpkin seeds and homemade dressing make this salad so special—and healthy, too. Add leftover turkey and you’ve got a main-dish salad. —Bjorg Martin, Noblesville, Indiana


  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive or flaxseed oil
  • 8 cups torn romaine
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 6 slices sweet onion, quartered
  • 1 cup cubed Jarlsberg or Swiss cheese
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, optional


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the honey, vinegar and oil; set aside. Just before serving, place romaine and spinach in a large bowl; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Sprinkle with toppings.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 227 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.