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Apple, Dried Cherry, and Walnut Salad with Maple Dressing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tracy Gibbons
Added: Saturday, July 29, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Maple Dressing
1/4 c. low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 c. pure maple syrup
3 T. Champagne or white wine vinegar
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 c. vegetable oil (or less)

Salad
1 5-oz. bag mixed baby greens (about 10 cups lightly packed)
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, cut into matchstick-size strips
1/2 c. dried tart cherries
1/2 c. chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
FOR DRESSING: Whisk mayonnaise, maple syrup, vinegar and sugar in medium bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in oil until mixture thickens slightly. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Dressing can be made 3 days ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewhisk before using.)

FOR SALAD: Toss greens, apples, cherries and 1/4 cup walnuts in large bowl to combine. Toss with enough dressing to coat. Divide salad equally among plates. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup walnuts and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dressing is sensational on ANY salad!

 

 

 

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