Greens with Apples, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese

This mix of apples, walnuts, and blue cheese couldn't be a tastier combination for a healthy salad.

Ingredients

For the vinaigrette:

1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/3 cup olive oil

salt to taste

freshly ground black pepper

For the salad:

6 cups red or green leaf lettuce, washed and torn into bite-size pieces

1 apple, cored and sliced (peeling is optional)

3 tablespoons chopped walnuts

6 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Cooking instructions

For the vinaigrette:

1. Place all the ingredients in a container with a tight-fitting lid. Shake well.

2. Add the salt and pepper to taste.

For the salad:

1. Toss the lettuce and apple with the vinaigrette in a bowl.

2. Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle with the walnuts and blue cheese.

Nutrition information

Serving Size: 1 cup of salad with 2 tablespoons of vinaigrette

Number of Servings: 6

Per Serving

Calories 210

Carbohydrate 7 g

Fat 20 g

Fiber 2 g

Protein 3 g

Saturated Fat 4 g

Sodium 277 mg