Waldorf Salad Update

Apples and other fruits and veggies provide a nutrition powerhouse in this classic salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Salad Ingredients:
4 cups thinly sliced apples (about 3 large)
1 cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks)
3/4 cup cashew nuts
1/2 cup dried cranberries (like Craisins®)
Arugula, watercress, or frisee salad greens, washed and dried
Dressing Ingredients:
1 tablespoon fresh apple cider
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar
1 tablespoon finely diced shallots
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
1. In large bowl stir together all salad ingredients; set aside.
2. Meanwhile in a 1-cup glass measure add all dressing ingredients. With wire whisk, mix well.
3. Pour about 1/2 of dressing over salad ingredients; toss to coat all ingredients.
4. For each serving, place about 1 cup of apple salad on top of a pile of salad greens; drizzle with additional dressing if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Information: Each serving contains 170 calories, 26g carbohydrate (9% Daily Value), 3g fiber (12% Daily Value), 3g protein, 8g fat (12% Daily Value), 1.5g saturated fat (8% Daily Value), 0mg cholesterol, and 180mg sodium (8% Daily Value).
Photo credit:  Amy Ross via Flickr