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Apple Walnut Salad with Fruit Vinaigrette Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Walnut Salad with Fruit Vinaigrette, by , is from The Upper Hunter Family Day Care Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Shannon Anderson
Added: Sunday, April 26, 2009


1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup cranberries/grapes
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup red onion,chopped
1tsp white sugar
1T Dijon-style mustard
1 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste
10 cups mixed salad greens ,rinsed and dried
2 red apples,cored and thinly sliced

1.Preheat oven to 175. Spread the walnuts out on a baking sheet in a single layer.Bake for 8 to 10 mins until lightly toasted.
2.In a food processor,combine the grapes or cranberries,vinegar,onion,sugar,and mustard. Puree until smooth,gradually add oil,and season with salt and pepper.
3.In a salad bowl,toss together the greens,apples,and enough of the dressing mixture to coat.Sprinkle with walnuts,and serve.




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