Need a side salad that's sure to impress? This gorgeous fan of thinly sliced apples, decked out with cheese, nuts and dressing, should do the trick.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
2 Granny Smith apple s, sliced
2 Tbsp. toasted chopped PLANTERS Pecans
2 Tbsp. ATHENOS Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
1/2 cup prepared GOOD SEASONS Italian Dressing Mix (made with balsamic vinegar)
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Let's Make It
Arrange apples on 4 salad plates.
Sprinkle with nuts and cheese.
Drizzle with dressing.
A serving of this salad makes a great accompaniment to 3 oz. of cooked turkey, chicken or pork and your favorite steamed vegetable.
How to Toast Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavor. To toast nuts in the oven, spread nuts in single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. To toast nuts on the stovetop, place nuts in ungreased skillet. Cook on medium heat until golden brown, stirring frequently. To toast nuts in the microwave, place up to 1 cup of nuts in a microwaveable shallow dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.