Winter Crisp Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Winter Crisp Salad with Maple Vinaigrette by

Kelli Smith and Erin Barnett

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Serves 4-6

Ingredients

    Salad

  • 10 oz. spring mix lettuce (or romaine)
  • ½ bag premix salad kit with kale and cabbage
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup candied walnuts or pecans
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup dried dates
  • 1 (4 oz.) container crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 honey crisp apple, sliced

Dressing

  • 1⁄3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2⁄3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Instructions

    1. In a bowl, whisk together vinegar, syrup, mustard, salt, and pepper. Slowly pour in the olive oil, whisk as you go to make sure the vinaigrette is well blended.
    2. Toss salad with dressing and serve.