Now, don’t get me wrong, Summer is great for food, I’m talking frozen yogurt, enjoying the long summer nights while eating outside, picnics in the park, etc. yeah, yeah, that’s all very well and good. Well, bad news Summer, Autumn is coming and I couldn’t be happier! It’s cosy and there is cinnamon, red wine and apples EVERYWHERE. Yes, I know you can technically have all of those things in Summer too but in Autumn, it just feels so right.
This Healthy Blue Cheese and Roasted Walnut Salad with Apple Cider Dressing salad has roasted walnuts, Danish blue cheese and chopped red apples, topped with an apple cider vinegar dressing. It only takes 15 minutes to whip up and goes perfectly with a glass of red wine.
Healthy Blue Cheese and Roasted Walnut Salad with Apple Cider Dressing – Ingredients – Serves 2
1 ½ Red apple
2 cups leafy greens, romaine or baby leaf works well
50g blue cheese
2 tablespoons honey
4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Healthy Blue Cheese and Roasted Walnut Salad with Apple Cider Dressing – Method
Chop the walnuts in halves and place on a baking tray. Roast in a preheated oven at 175 Celsius for 5 – 10 minutes.
While the walnuts are roasting, chop the apple into small chunks.
Start plating the salad by layering the greens, then chopped apple and blue cheese.
To make the dressing, melt the honey until runny and stir in the cinnamon and apple cider vinegar. Mix well.
Sprinkle the roasted walnuts over the salad and add the dressing.
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