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Apple Maple Pecan Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing

Makes

12 servings

A well-made salad has good taste and pleasing crunch. This one with cabbage, apples and pecans gets high marks in both, with extra points for color contrast. —Emily Tyra, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Apple Maple Pecan Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 3 large Granny Smith apples, julienned
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk first 5 ingredients until blended. Combine cabbage, apples and cheese in a large bowl; toss with dressing to coat. Let stand 30 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with pecans.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 169 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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