Wednesday, May 30, 2012

8 Gluten Free Apple Pecan Salad

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a safe Memorial Day! This Memorial Day, my friends and I joined together for a potluck dinner. I decided to bring this simple, easy-to-make raw salad that's super colorful and delicious. It combines the sweetness of apples and dried cranberries with the nuttiness of pecans and tangy flavor of Gorgonzola. This salad stores great as a lunch you can take to work or school. You can even precut the apples and sprinkle them with a little lemon juice to prevent browning.

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Serves: 5 people

4 oz clean mixed salad greens
1 fuji apple
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup pecans
1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese
1 small red onion (optional)
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp onion powder
salt and pepper

Place the greens in a large bowl. Core and cube the apple, and add to the greens with the cranberries, pecans, and cheese. If you like red onion in your salad, finely slice some red onion as garnish.

In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, garlic, powder, salt, and pepper. Lightly dress the salad, and enjoy!


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  3. Yup! Super tasty and easy to make!

  4. I love any kinds of salad that does a combo of nuts, cheese and dried fruit - this sounds great!

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