Take Thailand for example, where they have taken a virtually fat-free salad to the brim of an art form — som tam, or better known as Thai green papaya salad. That’s one of the reasons I love your blog. If so, any adjustments needed? I’m happy to hear that, Kim! My son would gobble it up for sure too! Made this last night as an antidote to the Thanksgiving indulgences. I make a variation of this salad all the time, its the best. As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. It's down-home, country-style cooking! I made for Thanksgiving dinner. Have an apple today and keep the doctor away with this fresh, fall favourite -- apple walnut salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette. I’m so glad you found this salad recipe to bring. This salad was delicious! I am making it again for my son and I tonight. 1 cup salted peanuts. A Granny Smith apple is a relatively tart apple that is light green in color. That is great! Sounds delicious! I love it. I made one small change. I doubled it, but other than that did not change a thing. I can’t believe this was so simple and still so delicious. All my best. Didn’t check my pantry and found I didn’t have the cranberries nor the goat cheese, so I substituted dried cherries and fontina cheese. Added roasted delicata squash. Thanks for another awesome recipe! I made this , but swapped the goat cheese for feta, and added a few sliced strawberries for color!! Whip up a salad full of delicious surprises like smoky candied pecans and a bit of orange zest and allspice in the vinaigrette. At this point, you cover the bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve; or you can go ahead and garnish it with the pecan and coconut toppings and serve immediately. It was a hit!! I had never eaten kale before and last week I made this salad. I was tasked with bringing a salad. I adore your blog & your recipes — I think you’re one of the best vegetarian blogs out there. Snickers Apple Salad is an easy picnic side dish or dessert that everyone will love! Great recipes….. Great pictures….. Great job! Place your greens in a large serving bowl. This will definitely be a staple in our home from now on. Apple can be use for different recipes like juice, salad, cake, bread etc. 2. Love this (or this slightly modified) salad — made it for the last two potlucks I went to and it was completely consumed and people even sought me out to compliment it! It was amazing!!! The salad was a big hit – no leftovers! (It's all free.). Thanks, Kate….. Another winning recipe from your book, Love Real Food. Always free • Unsubscribe anytime, The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. They told me to make it everyday!. Love it sooooo much! It was VERY well received. :). Very many thanks for sharing it. My mom lives in Carlsbad too, but I have a dear friend with CF waiting for lungs that really drew me to you. Thank you for sharing, Lee Ann. Thank you. Will be making again for family for Christmas! Serve this salad with a creamy soup to round out a light meal. I’m happy you can enjoy this one, Eileen! Thanks for the recipe! Bonus? It was a huge hit. I’m happy this will make an appearance at your holidays this year. Anyways- I came across your recipe and I am so glad I did!! This salad/dressing is delicious! :). Just before serving, chop the apple into thin, bite-sized pieces. Sign up for my exclusive emails and get this free guide! I’m on a definite feel-good salad kick and I love that this can be a side or a stand-alone salad with the addition of a few more mix-ins! Thanks. We will definitely make this again. Instead I pan-seared some cubed tofu onto which I sprinkled some savory seasonings, and that worked very well as a topping. High fives for sharing the same green salad. Just before serving, sprinkle with pecans and coconut. Instagram ⋄ Pinterest ⋄ Facebook, Subscribe to our email newsletter! Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. It will definitely be on the Thanksgiving buffet table this year. It traveled perfectly without a bit of it turning brown. More about Cookie and Kate », Follow us! Recipe yields 2 full-sized salads or 4 to 6 side salads. 1-1/2 cups sliced celery. Packed full of nutritious ingredients, this Light and Creamy Apple Salad is such a treat, and it’s ready in about 10 minutes! Oh my goodness, what a kind soul you are! :). I know this was posted a few years ago, but just wanted to drop a quick line to say thank you! It’s one of the best apple recipes you can make for a party! Though this salad looks amazing — I have a similar stand-by that I make with lacinato kale and pecans. For best results, chop the apple just before tossing everything together, since apples brown when they are exposed to air. Apples oxidize quickly once they’re cut open, so I chop them just before serving the salad. I shared your blog with her today and I hope it gives her hope and strength. {"cookieName":"wBounce","isAggressive":false,"isSitewide":true,"hesitation":"30","openAnimation":false,"exitAnimation":false,"timer":"","sensitivity":"","cookieExpire":"30","cookieDomain":"","autoFire":"","isAnalyticsEnabled":true}, Pomegranate & Pear Green Salad with Ginger Dressing, Arugula and Wild Rice Salad with Zippy Lemon Dressing, Hearty Sweet Potato, Arugula & Wild Rice Salad with Ginger Dressing, Autumn Kale Salad with Fennel, Honeycrisp and Goat Cheese. Required fields are marked *. It’s also in Pinterest so you can do straight there to get the recipe to pin. © Cookie and Kate 2010 - 2020. This post was originally published in August, 2015. I made this for Christmas eve dinner — it was a delicious addition to our table. I made your vegan version and added some vegan italian sausage (I’m sure some kind of apple sausage would’ve been great too). For a salad with more longevity, swap chopped kale for the spring greens (like this). Thank you for your great recipes, they make my life, as a brittle diabetic, easier. The dressing was amazing! Need a quick and healthy side dish, breakfast, or snack this season? If you have a question, please skim the comments section—you might find an immediate answer there. Success! Thanks for the recipe! I made this for a potluck at church this week; I doubled the recipe, so I used a pear and an apple. Thank you so much! Unsubscribe at any time. Added a couple different items but loved the dressing and it was a hit. See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! I'm loving that creamy dressing. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you'll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. Such a tasty salad! Place your greens in a large serving bowl. Thank you! Love to hear that, Sonya. Hi Dana, that is strange as no a recipe on my blog. Thanks for the great, tasty, flexible recipes! I used feta cheese instead of goat, but otherwise followed the directions exactly. This will be a staple in our house, especially when entertaining. Might also put in Camzola instead of feta. Follow The Seasoned Mom on Instagram and show us what you're making! Thank you so much for sharing. It’s my favorite green salad too. I brought it to a potluck and it was very well received. Made this a couple of days ago and I can’t wait to make it again this week. Surprise your guests with this sweet dessert salad filled with candy bars, caramel and apples. Definitely keeping this recipe close by this fall!! Good! First of all, I love how simple this recipe is. You must have been reading my mind this afternoon cause I was sitting at my desk at work thinking about changing up my usual Thanksgiving salad but still wanted something simple and festive. That confirmation email should be waiting for you in your inbox! … Great flavors and colors. To say that I had to get creative in the kitchen would be an understatement. Part of the series: Salad Dressing & Healthy Eating. I love the simplicity of this salad; it sounds so bright and fresh and vibrant. It was enough inspiration to come up with this delicious recipe for our cook-out this afternoon! Originally published October 9, 2018 by Blair. Thank you for your review, Morgan. Yes, it’s great the next day, even if you mix it. Sometimes dried cherries, sometimes feta, sometimes flakes almonds. I can totally understand that omission. I made this recipe and my husband said it was the best salad he has ever had :) I used blue cheese instead of goat. In addition to the substitutions above, there are some other savory variations you might want to try… Broccoli Apple Salad: Replace the celery with a mixture of broccoli (or spinach, kale or fennel), carrots and red onion. Fresh, simple ingredients are THE BEST, right? Make this apple salad with about ½ cup diced celery -- it will be like a Waldorf Salad. Do you think I could sub that out for the goat cheese. I found your recipe, grabbed the ingredients that I didn’t have from the grocery store, and whipped up the dressing, toasted the pumpkin seeds and chopped the apple and it was done in no time! A great salad to have on hand. I think it is a great dish to have at Christmas. you can pin the recipe by hovering your mouse over one of the photos. If you are vegan I think it needs a little something without the goat cheese. Whisk the instant vanilla pudding mix and milk together in a large bowl and let stand for 5 minutes … I think so, Sara! Make it vegan: Substitute maple syrup for the honey and omit the cheese. Sooo yummy. I did 3 things differently than the recipe. Thanks so much for your review. You can use whatever apples you like. Granny Smith Apple Salad Dressing Recipe. All rights reserved. Thanks for sharing! A lot of people like the tartness of Granny Smith with the sweetness of the other ingredients. Thanks again Kate! Season to taste with pepper. Gently combine yogurt mixture with apple mixture. I chopped my apple and put it into a mixture of water with a little honey. You’re welcome, Charmin! This is a great dish to bring to a potluck or cookout. For this festive holiday salad, toss together chopped Granny Smtih apples, chopped walnuts, and sliced green onions with a dressing made from lime juice, olive oil, and Dijon mustard. Make this apple salad with celery -- it will be like a Waldorf Salad! This apple salad is the perfect way to start my Friday! It looks fine from my end. You’re welcome! I made this for Thanksgiving it was delicious and simple to make. Healthy, attainable, feel-good recipes—those are my favorite. 1. Hi Dana, I’m sorry to hear you had a bad experience with a recipe. THANK YOU! So I added red onions and avocado and it was PERFECT!! As a recent transfer to town, a new colleague invited me to join her family for Thanksgiving dinner this weekend. Take this simple green salad, which has been my go-to holiday salad for five years now. This salad was SO good! Second, I have a friend who made a very similar recipe as a side for dinner last night & I absolutely loved it. This was easy and delicious! We used Granny Smith apples, but your favorite variety will work also. Apple Pecan Salad Recipe. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise and apple pie spice. BUT, with an apple cider vinaigrette…totally love this. Because it was THAT GOOD. It has just the right balance of sweet and salty and it is perfect for this Snickers Caramel Apple Salad. We all need more salads in our lives right about now, too! That sounds delicious, Jennifer! Thanks, Ellen! Oh my goodness, this salad is SO GOOD. I hope your friend gets her lungs soon. I would’ve shared a pic via Instagram but we ate it too fast! Hope you’re well! Please try again. I recommend goat cheese, but it is still a rich and creamy cheese that it would likely work. Gala’s are my favorite to chop into salads but green apples would give a nice tart flavor. Visit now: SunsProfit.net and enjoy the best recipes from around the world. Belated thank you for your comment! Best Regards. I’m happy you all loved it, Kelly. [citation needed]The fruit is hard, with a light green skin and crisp, juicy flesh. Yum! This salad is a combination of a fruit dip recipe I learned last week and an apple salad I saw in the grocery store. Kale is a more hardy green that can withstand a long soak in dressing—in fact, it gets better as it marinates. Your email address will not be published. 4 Servings. After canning my last batch of Slow Cooker Applesauce this week, I can honestly say that we have eaten our way through every single bit of that delicious fruit! Looking for more healthy yet holiday-worthy salads? I’ve never toasted pepitas like that before – they added great flavor. This was so very good. YUM. Thanks for sharing! Hooray! I didn’t think there would be enough dressing but there was plenty and the flavors complimented each other perfectly. Thank you! This is the perfect salad to balance all of the holiday gluttony! Thank you. ENJOY! The Pinterest symbol should appear in the upper left-hand corner. Storage suggestions: Spring greens wilt quickly once they’ve been tossed with dressing, so store dressing separately from the greens. Actually, about 54 pounds of apples, to be exact!! It turned out great. Thank you for your review, Lauren. I love dried cranberries, yet I always forget about their existence, especially when I’m making salads. I served it with butternut squash soup and gruyere toasts. I love salads like this – simple but impressive. Thankyou! Thanks so much for your review. There are many facets to the health benefits of apples. Thank you, Sarah, I’m so glad this salad went over well at your potluck. Which one did you make? I also soaked the apples in salt water so they would stay pretty for longer. Drizzle the salad with just enough dressing to lightly coat the leaves once tossed (you probably won’t need all of it). Use a fork to crumble the goat cheese over the salad. Granny Smith Apple Salad. Tried this delicious salad yesterday Awesome flavours and freshness and good how to tips. Thanks for this staple for our family meals. Why isn’t there an option to PIN this recipe? Top with sliced apple, dried cranberries and toasted pepitas. Can you please share the brand or source? It’s so yummy. diced, unpeeled Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples, diced unpeeled red apples (such as Red Delicious, Gala, or Honey Crisp), (or sub with orange juice or lemon juice), can substitute with plain Greek yogurt and a dash of vanilla extract if you prefer a less-sweet option, (can substitute with ¼ teaspoon cinnamon and ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg). This granny smith apple vegetable salad is creamy, tangy and crisp. I hope it’s a hit for everyone. Set aside in large bowl. The skin of an apple contains pectin. Everyone liked it, even those that don’t eat many vegetables! Can you delete this thread? Make the dressing: In a cup or jar, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, honey, mustard and salt until well blended. 2. Pinned! Cold mango and apple salad, with a hint of spiciness. I recommend tossing the dressing and ingredients with the lettuce and spinach right before serving. I make it all the time! I appreciate your review. My colleague’s sister even asked for the dressing recipe – and she is a chef in town! There was an error submitting your subscription. The Granny Smith is a tip-bearing apple cultivar which originated in Australia in 1868. This Thai-style salad is a lot like som tam, but uses green apples instead of green papaya. Apple & Cashew Salad. Som tam comes in many shapes and styles, depending on the region, ranging from mild and friendly to deeply funky and challenging to the foreign tongue, all of which will eventually compel their subjects to succumb to inevitable addiction. I will post if I do. Love the textures and the flavors of the various ingredients. I don’t have many pies on the blog so wondering if that is what you were trying to make but perhaps a difference blog? It was my first time eating/cooking with pepitas — yum! This is now one of my favorite salads. You’re welcome, Vickie! I simply love them. I would definitely come just for Cookie pictures! I love everything about this recipe! Pinning now! This salad is a winner! Apple salad is one of those wonderfully delicious sides that can be right at home for a holiday dinner or a regular Tuesday night. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Yay for apple season!! Thanks for another great recipe! I totally screwed up! But this recipe is a salad recipe. Thanks for such a delicious recipe. Such a delicious refreshing salad and so easy to make. For the Salad: 1 pound Brussels sprouts 1 medium tart apple (like Granny Smith) 1 medium red onion 1 cup chopped walnuts; For the Vinaigrette: 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard; 2 teaspoons maple syrup; 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, finely minced 1/2 … Our free email newsletter delivers new recipes and special Cookie + Kate updates! I’ve made this a few times and my guests always love it. Text Ingredients. Today’s recipe is one that I pulled together as a quick side dish to have with dinner one evening, but I have also continued to enjoy it with breakfast, lunch, and snacks. This was delish! Thanks so much. After reading your blog the connections blew me away. It’s beautiful, easy to make, and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Did you double the dressing as well? If you made the recipe, please choose a star rating, too. You may also love our cherry pineapple Jello salad. 1/2 cup dried cranberries. My choice next time will be to add some golden raisins for depth of flavor and go with the balsamic dressing option? 1/2 cup milk. In addition to great recipes, there’s the chance of seeing an adorable dog. Thank you for your comment, Sammie Jo! It was a smash hit at dinner – there wasn’t anything left! II I’ve never toasted pepitas like that before. 2/3 cups pecans, toasted. Thanks! It’s still my favorite. I could not stop eating it! Your salad looks like my fav salad! I like something simple but yet looks and tastes special. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Thank you. I like that this is a flexible and versatile recipe that ends up tasty no matter what you put in it! I just made this salad and it is literally the first one I’ve ever completely enjoyed and finished off. It wasn’t, it was delicious. The only thing I couldn’t find were the pumpkin seeds. I didn’t have nutmeg, so I used 1/2 tsp cinnamon. In a medium bowl, toss together apples, raisins, and juice. At this rate, you could also add the apples—the vinegar will help keep them fresh. Use a fork to crumble the … Dog lover. I personally prefer a crisp, sweet variety like Honeycrisp, Fuji, Pink Lady or Gala. I usually do a mixture of Granny Smith and something like Red Delicious or Gala. Thank you. I had both recipes open and posted the review on the wrong one. About ⋄ Contact ⋄ Cookbook ⋄ Recipes ⋄ Shop ⋄ Subscribe, Cookie and Kate receives commissions on purchases made through our links to retailers. Email me when Kate or another C+K reader replies directly to my comment. Thank you for this recipe! Just before serving, chop the apple into thin, bite-sized pieces. Definitely going into regular rotation. A favorite in our house, we eat this salad at least once a week! Thanks! Packed full of nutritious ingredients, this Light and Creamy Apple Salad is such a treat, and it’s ready in about 10 minutes! The dressing will keep the chopped apples looking fresh. Delicious salad! Happy to hear that, Dalia! This salad features fresh spring greens, tart Granny Smith apple, sweet dried cranberries and creamy goat cheese, tossed in a simple apple cider vinaigrette (recipe included). SO easy and delicious. | aheadofthyme.com I thought this salad sounded great. My family has requested it be served the next time we get together as well. I had this salad for lunch today with quinoa and honey goat cheese. Almost two full cups of creamy goat cheese makes a savory addition to this hearty salad… First, start by tossing together the apples (I like to use a combination of both red and green apples for a perfect combination of color and taste), the golden raisin (dried cranberries would also be great), and a small splash of apple juice, orange juice, or lemon juice. I made this salad as a side to baked ziti tonight & my husband and I both agreed we could have done the salad alone as the meal! Thank you for your review. This is my new all time favorite salad! Goes well as a side dish with chicken, seafood, or just the salad! I make this all the time, we love this salad, thanks for the recipe. Hi Sarah, are you still having issues? 2 tablespoons sugar. I can’t wait to give this a go! Well, I could not believe how fantastic it is. Substitute with other types of nuts like almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts or cashews, Dried cranberries are a great substitute for the raisins, Lemon or orange zest would add a stronger, brighter citrus flavor to the dish. Looks so delicious!!!! Apples are the only reason I'm excited for fall. Leave a comment below and share a picture on. It is also easy to swap the salad ingredients for those in my fridge and pantry. Cookie and Kate is a registered trademark of Cookie and Kate LLC. Huge family hit! Made this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it! Its now our go to at least twice a month if not more. I haven’t made this one yet. 1 granny smith apple, cored and chopped. That is strange – I posted the comment on this recipe: Peeta’s Goat Cheese and Apple Tart. I cook fresh, vegetarian recipes. Salad Ingredients: 8 slices bacon, cooked and chopped. Made your “favorite green salad” to go with our Christmas dinner. It’s hearty and holiday worthy, full of crunch from crisp apple, radish and pecans, studded with sweet, ruby red cranberries and tangy crumbled goat cheese, and tossed in a zippy honey mustard dressing. My dog, Cookie, catches the crumbs. Thanks for sharing. I love that this is such a perfect dish to add to any meal! I really liked the dressing. I love fall and winter salads like yours, they are healthy , easy to prepare and you can add whatever you have or like. Thanks again, Kate! It was updated in October, 2018. Thanks for your comment and review. Me too! I didn’t tell any of the family about it so that I could consume it all by myself over a couple of days. Thanks, I’ve made this salad twice and everyone just LOVES it. I’m always so happy to hear from you. … Apple Salad Variations. I have some Camembert I need to use up. For a salad with greater longevity, swap a big bunch of chopped kale (thick ribs removed) for the spring greens. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. This is absolutely delicious! It vanishes every time! I have made it probably 10 times in the last month. Just wanted to say granny smith apples are delicious mixed with puy lentils. I’m happy you enjoyed it! It includes creamy Greek yogurt and mayonnaise, warm spices, plump juicy raisins, and a crunchy pecan topping. I will be making it again. I have gone from a diet of basicalled meat and bad carbs to a now healthy and transitioning vegetarien with your help! Great salad! I usually try to outdo myself when it comes to salads, but I kept this one simple. The lightly toasted pepitas really add another dimension to the overall flavour of this awesome salad! Had it for lunch with my husband. I was looking for a simple salad with some cranberries came across this and it just bloomed to an amazing new dish for me. It’s nice to have a fresh element to balance out heavier winter dishes. 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