Healthy Eating

Apple Orchard Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 min.
The perfect salad to take along for a picnic—chicken, cheese, and apples are tossed in a tangy vinaigrette dressing.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked and diced chicken breast
  • 8 cups spring greens
  • 4 Gala apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup glazed walnuts
  • 1 cup apple cider vinaigrette dressing (recipe below)
  • Apple Cider Vinaigrette Dressing2 cups fresh apple cider
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, cracked
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Directions

  • Mix together all Apple Cider Vinaigrette ingredients (except oil) until sugar is dissolved, then add in oil and mix.
  • Toss salad greens and apple cider vinaigrette together in bowl. Arrange diced chicken on top of greens. Sprinkle cheese to cover.
  • Arrange apple slices in circular rows to cover. Sprinkle glazed walnuts to finish.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 566
  Calories from Fat 358 (63%)
(69%)Total Fat 45g
(28%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 22g
(24%)Cholesterol 72mg
(6%)Sodium 141mg
(13%)Potassium 465mg
Total Carbohydrate 31g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 18g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(54%)Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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