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Apple-Cheddar Tossed Salad

"My mother makes this beautiful and colorful salad for all special occasions," notes Amy Osborne-Schebler of Davenport, Iowa.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 10 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup chopped red apple
  • 1 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canola oil


  • In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, apple, cheese and walnuts; set aside.
  • In a blender, combine the first eight dressing ingredients. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Serve with salad.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 410 calories, 34g fat (6g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

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  • grannygourmet
    Nov 30, 2011

    Quick and easy recipe. The dressing is very sweet and I added a little extra lemon juice in order to balance the sweetness. Cheddar cubes are a nice addition and go well with the apples.

  • pissed
    May 22, 2009

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    Apr 26, 2008

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    Mar 16, 2006

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