A Word From The Cook

“This salad is full of fresh, delicious, and healthy greens. Apple chip crisps, herb dressing, cranberries, and goat cheese make it a salad you'll crave over and over again! A truly delightful apple salad recipe.”

Recipe

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Serves:

6-8 People

Ingredients:

  • For the Salad
  • 1 Bunch fresh kale
  • 5 Cups fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Cup pecans, toasted, roughly chopped
  • 1 Cup freeze dried apple chips
  • 3/4 Cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 Cup goat cheese (crumbled)
  • For the Vinaigrette
  • 1 Cup fresh herbs, finely chopped (basil, mint, chives, flat leaf parsley)
  • 2 Cloves fresh garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice + zest
  • 6 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons honey-dijon mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt - to taste
  • 1/2 Teaspoon course grind pepper - to taste
  1. Step 1 – Prepare Vinaigrette
    1. Rinse, pat dry, and finely chop fresh herbs.
    2. Peel and grate garlic, using a fine grater or microplane grater.
    3. Whisk ingredients together.
    4. Salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Step 2 – Prepare Salad Ingredients
    1. Rinse, dry and chop kale into bite sized leaves.
    2. Toast pecans on a baking sheet at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Then chop roughly.
    3. Crumble goat cheese.
  3. Step 3 – Toss & Serve
    1. Combine salad ingredients in large salad bowl.
    2. Toss well with salad dressing. Coat the greens thoroughly.
    3. Serve and enjoy!