Autumn Apple Salad with Creamy Maple Dressing

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Crisco®
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  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins

Ingredients

Dressing:
3tablespoons Hungry Jack microwave-ready regular syrup
3tablespoons mayonnaise
2tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 1/2teaspoons granulated sugar
1/3cup Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Salad:
5ounces mixed baby greens (1 small bag)
2medium Gala or Red Delicious apples, cored and chopped
1/2cup dried cranberries
1/2cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Instructions

  1. Whisk together syrup, mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar in a medium bowl.  Whisk oil in gradually until mixture thickens slightly.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Toss together greens, apples, cranberries and half the walnuts in a large bowl.  Toss with enough dressing to coat.
  3. Divide salad equally among plates.  Sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

Tip: To toast walnuts, place in a dry nonstick skillet over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Cool before adding to salad.

Recipe courtesy of Crisco Oils.


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