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Walnut, Apple, and Fennel Salad

Walnut, Apple, and Fennel Salad

This traditional salad has a healthier punch thanks to fennel, heart-healthy walnuts, two greens instead of just one, and less oil in the dressing.

6 servings/serving size: 1 cup
Preparation time: 20 minutes

4 cups torn romaine or red romaine lettuce
2 cups baby spinach leaves
1 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb (1 bulb)
1 cup chopped apples of choice
1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
? cup toasted walnuts

? cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. water
1? Tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. red wine vinegar
? tsp. sugar
? tsp. lemon zest
1 small shallot, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine the romaine and spinach leaves and place in a salad bowl or platter.

Top with the fennel, apples, onion, and walnuts.

Combine the dressing ingredients in a measuring cup and whisk well.

Pour over the salad and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup
Vegetable Exchanges 2
Fat Exchanges 1

Amount per serving:
Calories 100
Calories From Fat 61
Total Fat 7 grams
Saturated Fat 0.8 grams
Cholesterol 0 milligrams
Sodium 22 milligrams
Total Carbohydrate 9 grams
Dietary Fiber 2 grams
Sugars 5 grams
Protein 2 grams
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