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Apple Salad with Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette

This seasonal salad will be a hit at any gathering. It’s also easy for weeknights; just halve the recipe. —Beth Dauenhauer, Pueblo, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings (1 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup thawed frozen apple juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 9 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 large tart apples, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients. In a large bowl, combine salad greens, apples, onion and walnuts. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 87 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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