Mommy's Time Out Magazine December 2018 - Page 12

Holiday Fuji Apple Salad

Ingredients:

1/2 cup light extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice/cider

2 to 3 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

3 medium Fuji apples thinly sliced

Juice of 1/2 lemon

12 ounces salad greens

1 cup chopped pecan

3/4 cup dried cranberry or goji berries

4 ounces crumbled gorgonzola

Directions:

1. To prepare Vinaigrette:

Whisk oil, vinegar, apple juice/cider, honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

2. Coat apple slices with fresh lemon juice.

3. In a large salad bowl, layer salad greens, apple slices, pecans, dried cranberries, and Gorgonzola cheese. Just before serving, dress with desired amount of Apple Cider Vinaigrette and toss until salad ingredients are evenly coated.

Optional: top with freshly grilled chicken slices or left over holiday turkey breast :)

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WHAT'S COOKING

from the Kitchen of Lailia Zeid