Apple & Blue Cheese Salad

Pungent blue cheese and crisp apples are a lovely combination. They meet in this elegant side-dish salad and are dressed with a honey and sherry vinaigrette.

Apple & Blue Cheese Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sherry-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 10 cups mixed salad greens
  • 4 ounces hard blue cheese, crumbled
  • 3 large Red Delicious, Gala or Cortland apples, cored and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced

Make It

1. In medium-size bowl, whisk together vinegar, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper. Gradually drizzle olive oil while whisking until thick and well blended.

2. In large bowl, toss together the salad greens, blue cheese, apples, celery and onion until well mixed.

3. Drizzle dressing over top of salad; toss to evenly coat ingredients. If desired, sprinkle with extra cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 267, Fat, total (g): 18, chol. (mg): 14, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 24, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 6, sodium (mg): 397, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.