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Apple Matchstick Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Mar. 29, 2022
Cutting apples into matchstick-sized pieces makes them more fun to eat, don’t you think? Toss them with chopped pecans (or any nuts), dried berries and raisins, plus some fresh cilantro. Sweet, salty and savory! —Erin Gleeson, The Forest Feast
Apple Matchstick Salad Recipe photo by Contributor


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium apples, julienned
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 225 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1-1/2 fruit.

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