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apple walnut salad

Apple, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Author: Sarah
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x



Balsamic Vinaigrette

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon dijon mustard

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon herbs de Provence

1/8 teaspoon black pepper


1, 10 ounce bag chopped Romaine lettuce

1 apple (gala, honeycrisp, or fuji all work well), chopped into 1/4” cubes

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles

1/4 cup dried cranberries


To make the dressing – add the balsamic vinaigrette ingredients to a small covered container and shake. Set aside

Assemble the salad – Add all of the lettuce into a serving bowl and toss with 1/2 of the dressing. 

To the top of the lettuce, add the chopped apple, walnuts, blue cheese crumbles and cranberries. 

Drizzle the remaining dressing on top and serve.