Cranberry Apple Salad
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberries (fresh or frozen - unthawed)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar +
  • 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons dijon-style mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 large granny Smith apples -- cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup walnuts -- coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions -- sliced
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 head romaine lettuce or green and white kale
  • grated lime zest for garnish
DIRECTIONS
  1. Coarsely chop cranberries by hand or in food processor.
  2. In medium sized bowl, combine cranberries, 4 tablespoons sugar and orange zest.
  3. Cover; chill overnight.
  4. In blender, blend lime juice, mustard and remaining 2 teaspoons sugar.
  5. Add oil gradually, blending until mixture is smooth.
  6. In bowl, mix together apples, walnuts, onions, and raisins; pour lime vinaigrette over all, cover and refrigerate 1-4 hours.
  7. To serve, line a large platter with lettuce.
  8. Spoon apple mixture onto platter leaving a 2" border of lettuce around edge.
  9. Make a well in center of apple salad and spoon in cranberry mixture.
  10. Garnish with lime zest.