Apple Walnut Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette


This is a great salad to serve for any autumn meal.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
10 servings


  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ¼ cup cranberries

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 cup red onion, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style prepared mustard

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 10 cups mixed salad greens, rinsed and dried

  • 2 Red Delicious apples, cored and thinly sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread the walnuts out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly toasted.

  2. In a food processor, combine the 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 cranberry mixture to coat. Sprinkle with walnuts, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

275 Calories
26g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 12mg 59%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 261mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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