Apple Raisin Tossed Salad

Source: Modified from What's Cooking? at USDA

Serving size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings per recipe: 8

Fresh apples add crunch to this refreshing salad.

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Ingredients

  • 10 cups chopped leaf lettuce
  • 2 apples (small, sliced)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup green onions (sliced)
  • 3/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • Blue cheese, optional

Materials

Cutting board and sharp knife, measuring cup, large mixing bowl, salad tongs or 2 forks

Instructions

  1. Toss lettuce, apples, raisins, walnuts and onions in large bowl.
  2. Add dressing and toss gently. Top with optional cheese. Serve right away or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

Try dried cranberries instead of raisins.

More About Leaf Lettuce

How to Select

Choose lettuce with crisp leaves. Avoid brown edges.

How to Store

After purchase, rinse well and dry with paper towels. Refrigerate leaf lettuce in plastic bag up to 1 week.

How to Prepare

Enjoy on its own as a part of salads or even cooked.