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Harvest Apple Blue Cheese Salad

This Apple Blue Cheese Salad is full of caramelized almonds, blue cheese crumbles, red grapes, and topped with an apple cider maple dressing.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Blue Cheese Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 1017kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 1 bag butter lettuce
  • 1 cup washed red grapes
  • 2/3 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 large fuji apple sliced
  • 1/2 cup caramelized almonds recipe below

for the dressing:

  • 1 large clove garlic or 2 small, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup the real stuff is best, but the fake syrup can be added, you might just need a little more
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar white distilled or white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup light olive oil
  • more salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients for the salad into a large bowl.
  • Measure out all ingredients for salad dressing into a small jar with tight-fitting lid. Screw on lid and shake. Pour desired amount of dressing onto salad and toss. Serve immediately.

Notes

*Caramelized almond recipe I used is here.

Nutrition

Calories: 1017kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 1217mg | Potassium: 720mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 377mg | Iron: 2mg