Apple Cranberry Cashew Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


16 servings (1 cup each)

Updated: Sep. 09, 2022
When you want to serve a salad with some pizzazz and is sure to please, try this one. It has crisp apples, crunchy pecans and sweet dried cranberries...delicious.—Susan Jones, Appleton, Wisconsin
Apple Cranberry Cashew Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) spring mix salad greens
  • 2 large apples, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (9-1/4 ounces) lightly salted cashews
  • 1 package (5 ounces) dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk vinaigrette ingredients until blended. Pour over salad and toss to coat; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 256 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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