Mixed Greens with Veggies, Apples & an Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Mixed greens with sliced apples, veggies, and topped with a sweet and tangy apple cider vinaigrette. Perfectly light, refreshing, and delicious!
Recipe type: Salad, Main, Gluten-Free
Serves: 4-6 servings
Apple Cider Vinaigrette:
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup, or more to taste
  • 3-4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, depending on how tangy you want it
  • ⅓ cup olive or avocado oil
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 10-12 oz. organic spring mix, baby spinach, or chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 large granny smith apple, sliced thin
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber, or more to taste
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced (optional)
  • ½ cup toasted pecans or other nut of choice
Apple Cider Vinaigrette:
  1. Combine all of the apple cider ingredients in a small dish and whisk until oil and vinegar are incorporated. Adjust seasonings to taste and refrigerate until ready to use.
  1. Place mixed greens, sliced apple, cucumber, tomatoes, and avocado into a large bowl. Top with toasted pecans and a little of the apple cider vinaigrette and gently toss to combine. Add more dressing to taste. Serve immediately with remaining dressing on the side.
Recipe by Wife Mama Foodie at https://www.wifemamafoodie.com/apple-salad-with-apple-cider-vinaigrette/