You are here: Home » Recipes » Salad with Apples, Blue Cheese and Candied Pistachios Salad with Apples, Blue Cheese and Candied Pistachios Recipe by Relish Yield servings Toasted pistachios add an unexpected sweet crunch to this salad. Wonderful Pistachios PrintEmail Ingredients Dressing:1/3 cup fresh squeezed orange juice3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced Salt and pepper to tasteSalad:1 cup Wonderful Pistachios, candied (see recipe below)8 cups salad greens1/2 cup each yellow and red tear drop tomatoes1 Fuji or Gala apple, cored and thinly sliced1/3 cup red onion, thinly sliced1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled Instructions Whisk together all dressing ingredients. In large bowl, toss half the candied pistachios with the salad greens, tomatoes, apples and onion. Arrange onto salad plates; sprinkle with blue cheese and remaining candied pistachios. Drizzle desired amount of dressing over salad. Candied Pistachios: Preheat oven to 375F. In a small bowl, whisk together one egg white and 1/4 cup sugar. Fold in 1 cup whole Pistachio Kernels. Spread pistachios in a single layer on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, stirring halfway through baking time or until sugar looks bubbly. Loosen pistachios and let cool for 10 minutes. Store in airtight container until ready to use. Recipe courtesy of Wonderful Pistachios.