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Roasted Apple & Cheddar Salad

Roasted Apple & Cheddar Salad

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 191
Roasted Apple & Cheddar Salad
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Start to Finish: 40 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 14

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper , to taste
  • 2 apples, preferably Fuji, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme, or 1/4 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 cups baby spinach, or torn spinach leaves
  • 3 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 3 cups torn curly endive
  • 2/3 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. To prepare dressing: Whisk vinegar, apple juice, 1 tablespoon oil, honey, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. To roast apples & prepare salad: Toss apples with 2 teaspoons oil and thyme in a medium bowl; spread evenly on a baking sheet. Roast, turning once or twice, until the apples are soft and golden, 25 to 30 minutes. Discard fresh thyme, if using. Let cool.
  4. While the apples are roasting, toast walnuts in a small baking pan until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Let cool.
  5. Just before serving, combine spinach, lettuce and endive in a large bowl; toss gently to mix. Divide the greens among 6 plates, drizzle with dressing and top with cheese, roasted apples and walnuts. Serve immediately.
  6. Tip: MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cover and refrigerate dressing (Step 2) for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 191 cal., 14 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 13 mg chol., 173 mg sodium, 14 g carb. (4 g fiber), 4 g pro.

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