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Apple, Dried Cherry, and Walnut Salad with Maple Dressing

Author The Food Nanny


  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 Fuji apple diced
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon raspberry vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar optional


  1. Put the greens, apple, cheese, nuts, and dried cranberries into a large bowl.
  2. Just before serving, add just enough dressing to moisten the ingredients, and toss to coat and combine.
  3. Dressing:
  4. Whisk the mayonnaise with the vinegar in a small bowl. Add the salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle in the olive oil and continue to whisk. Adjust the seasonings to taste, adding the sugar if desired.
  6. Use immediately or store in refrigerator up to 1 week in a tightly sealed container. Shake before using.