Makeover Holiday Salad Recipe

Makeover Holiday Salad Recipe
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Makeover Holiday Salad Recipe

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This lightened-up salad is sure to add a festive, guilt-free touch to your holiday table. The recipe comes from Pat Schmeling of Germantown, Wisconsin.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 large Red Delicious apples, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 9 cups torn romaine
  • 3 cups chopped watercress (about 1-1/2 bunches)

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, water, mustard, dill, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Slowly add oil while whisking. In a large bowl, combine the apples, blue cheese, walnuts and 3 tablespoons dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining dressing.
Just before serving, combine romaine and watercress in a large salad bowl; drizzle with remaining dressing and toss to coat. Divide among 12 salad plates; top with apple mixture. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Holiday Salad in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 129 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.

  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 large Red Delicious apples, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 9 cups torn romaine
  • 3 cups chopped watercress (about 1-1/2 bunches)
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, water, mustard, dill, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Slowly add oil while whisking. In a large bowl, combine the apples, blue cheese, walnuts and 3 tablespoons dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining dressing.
  2. Just before serving, combine romaine and watercress in a large salad bowl; drizzle with remaining dressing and toss to coat. Divide among 12 salad plates; top with apple mixture. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Holiday Salad in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p25

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