Apple Autumn Salad with Creamy Maple Dip
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Apple Autumn Salad with Creamy Maple Dip

Baby greens, chopped apples, dried cherries and toasted walnuts are lightly dressed in a maple-infused vinaigrette. Perfect as a main dish or side.

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Makes: 4 servings


  • Dressing

  • 1/4 cup 50 mL maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup 50 mL mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp 45 mL white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp 30 mL sugar
  • 1/2 cup 125 mL Crisco® Vegetable Oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Salad

  • 5 oz 140 g mixed baby greens
  • 2 Gala or Red Delicious apples, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup 125 mL dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup 125 mL chopped walnuts, toasted*


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


  • Frittatas are a great way to use up leftover cooked vegetables.
  • *To toast walnuts: place nuts in dry nonstick skillet over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool before adding to salad.