Apple & Fennel Salad with Blue Cheese

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Apple & Fennel Salad with Blue Cheese

Apples and blue cheese are a heavenly match in this fennel and apple salad recipe dressed with a tangy cider-vinegar dressing.

Yield: 5 servings, about 2 cups each
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 large crisp, sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp or Ambrosia, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium fennel bulb, quartered and thinly sliced, fronds reserved
  • 6 cups torn butterhead lettuce
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese

Preparation

Whisk oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add apple and fennel and toss to coat. Chop 1/4 cup of the fennel fronds and add to the bowl along with lettuce and blue cheese; gently toss.

Tips & Notes

  • Shopping Tip: Choose unbruised, firm apples with smooth skin. Store for up to 4 months in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 174
fat 14 g (3 g sat, 9 g mono)
cholesterol 7 mg
carbohydrates 11 g
protein 3 g
fiber 3 g
sodium 269 mg
potassium 414 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (47% daily value), Folate & Vitamin C (17% dv)

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 2 fat

From EatingWell September/October 2012