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Contest-Winning Holiday Tossed Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

With its red and green ingredients, this salad is perfect for Christmas meals. Local cranberries and blue cheese make a great combination with salad greens, apples, walnuts and a simple cranberry vinaigrette. It’s a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 medium red apples, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thawed cranberry juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Dash salt and pepper

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, apples, blue cheese, cranberries, walnuts and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 144 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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