Adalheida Kaiser August 27, 2020 Apple Recipe
6 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup white or regular balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
2 large apples, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
1 cup walnut halves, toasted
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1. For dressing, whisk together first 8 ingredients. In a bowl, toss apples with 1/4 cup dressing. Let stand 10 minutes.
2. Place apple slices on a grill rack over medium heat; reserve marinade left in bowl. Grill apples, covered, until tender and lightly browned, 3-4 minutes per side, brushing with reserved marinade.
3. To serve, toss greens with remaining dressing. Top with grilled apples, walnuts and cheese.
Health Tip: Lighten this salad by leaving off the walnuts and blue cheese. You’ll save 150 calories per serving, but the grilled apples and homemade dressing will still make it taste as if it came from a restaurant.
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts :
1 serving: 341 calories, 28g fat (5g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.