Cornucopia Salad


Delicious salad that tastes like the III Forks salad (if you live in the Dallas area). It's an excellent salad that everyone will love, and it's very easy to make!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • ¼ cup sliced almonds

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 head red leaf lettuce, torn

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and chopped

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese


  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil


  1. Place the almonds and 1 tablespoon of sugar in a small skillet over medium-low heat, and cook and stir until the sugar melts and the almonds brown, watching carefully to avoid burning. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  2. In a large salad bowl, mix the lettuce, green onions, apple, avocado, dried cranberries, blue cheese, and cooked almonds.

  3. Whisk together the vinegar, 2 teaspoons of sugar, and salt and pepper in a bowl, and stir in the vegetable oil. Pour the dressing over the salad, and gently toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

181 Calories
13g Fat
15g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 181
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 11mg 54%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 257mg 5%

* 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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