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Autumn Salad

Autumn Salad
Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time:less than 15 minutes Source: Janet Basta
Food Groups: Fruits, Milk & Milk Products, Vegetables
Holiday: Thanksgiving
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Good Source of Fiber
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Vegetarian

A great fall salad when in a hurry that will impress everyone. A great use for ready packed items.


1 bag Salad mix (any mix of dark greens works well)
1/2 red Apple, sliced thin
1/2 green Apple, sliced thin
4 ounces crumbled plain or herbed Feta cheese
1/2 cup Walnuts, sauteed in 1 tablespoon butter, then tossed with 1 teaspoon ground pepper and 3 teaspoons sugar


Prepare walnuts by sauteeing them until well coated and fragrant, 3-4 minutes.

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Dress with desired amount of olive oil and vinegar dressing.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 256
Total Fat: 18 g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 6 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 388 mg
Carbohydrates: 17g
Protein: 10 g
Fiber: 5 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 167 mg

Cook's Notes:

Reduce the fat and calories in this recipe with light feta cheese. Prepared candied walnuts would also reduce the prep time for this dish.

A great recipe that can be easily doubled. Please note that dressing is not included in the nutritional analysis.