Apple & Cheddar Side Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Apple & Cheddar Side Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

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From:, October 2018

This salad is easy and festive—the perfect healthy addition to your holiday table. The no-sugar-added dressing blends well with the sweet notes of apple and sharp Cheddar cheese, and crunchy pecans round out the dish.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens, such as arugula, spinach, radicchio and/or green leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 large red apple, chopped
  • ½ cup shaved or cubed extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup toasted chopped pecans


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  1. Combine shallot, mustard, vinegar, pepper and salt in a large bowl (or small bowl, if making ahead). Whisk in oil until well combined.
  2. Just before serving, add greens, celery, apple, cheese and pecans. Toss gently until the greens are coated with the dressing.
  • To make ahead: Make the dressing in a small bowl (Step 1) and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 180 calories; 15 g fat(3 g sat); 2 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 27 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 663 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 108 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 126 mg sodium; 176 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, ½ fruit, ½ high-fat protein, ½ vegetable

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