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Apple Pear Salad

When very good friends drove a long way to visit me after I moved, I served them this wonderful salad with fruit and nuts. Needless to say, we had a great visit and lots of good food. —Cathy Seed of Summerfield, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tart apples, cut into chunks
  • 2 medium firm pears, cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup seedless red grapes
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 head Boston or Bibb lettuce
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • In a bowl, toss apples and pears with lemon juice. Add grapes; toss gently. In a another bowl, combine the water, vinegar, oil, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour over fruit and toss to coat. Serve in lettuce-lined bowls; sprinkle with walnuts.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 117 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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  • rissyannie
    May 2, 2016

    My husband LOVED this! Easy and with summer approaching we are already planning what fruit we are going to put in this. YUMMY!!