Apple Goat Cheese Salad

November 16, 2016

Fresh greens, crisp apples, dried cranberries, goat cheese, and crunchy mixed nuts come together perfectly in this salad.  An easy and pleasing side dish for any meal!

TOTAL TIME: 10 mins

RECIPE TYPE: Side Dish 

 

SERVINGS 4-6

 

CALCULATIONS PER 1/4 SERVING 

Calories: 488

Carbs: 49g

Protein: 9g

Fat: 32g

 

CALCULATIONS PER 1/6 SERVING

Calories: 325

Carbs: 32g

Protein: 6g

Fat: 21g

 

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups baby mixed greens

  • 1 red apple

  • 1 green apple

  • 1 cup unsalted mixed nuts, crushed (you can also just do crushed pecans or walnuts but I like them mixed)

  • 75 grams crumbled goat cheese (I used 1/4 chunk of Kirkland brand goat cheese)

  • 1/3 cup dried unsweetened cranberries

 

 

Dressing:

  • 1 cup natural apple juice

  • 4 tbsp apple sider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons natural honey

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Core and chop apples into small cubes. Toss lettuce, apples, chopped nuts, goat cheese, and cranberries together in a large bowl.

 

Whisk together all dressing ingredients. Toss with salad immediately before serving.

 

If you plan to use this recipe for meal prep then it's important to have the dressing on the side in a separate container so the salad doesn't get soggy. 

 

This recipe can easily be doubled for more servings!

 

 

 

Enjoy!

 

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