Lettuce Apple & Glazed Walnut Salad

What a simple combination that is just so special. A great change from the usual salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of butter type lettuce
  • 1 apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • Vinaigrette: 2 tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 thinly sliced green onion
  • ½ tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup veggie oil
  • salt & pepper
  • Glazed Walnuts: 1/3 cup nuts
  • 1/2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Rinse, shake and chop lettuce. Wrap in towel & put in frig
  3. Mix all ingredients for vinaigrette in jar and shake well or place in blender, drizzling oil in slowly well running. (top on with center removed!)
  4. Mix ingredients for glazed walnuts in a bowl. Layer on foil lined cookie sheet in single layer.
  5. Bake until brown, about 10-15 minutes. Remove & cool.
  6. Mix lettuce, apple & cheese in salad bowl. Plate up on salad plates.
  7. Sprinkle on nuts. Drizzle on vinaigrette & serve.

Serves: 4

Credit: Camille Van Sant