This fall-style apple salad is packed with tons of seasonal fall goodness and a tangy-sweet apple cider dressing drizzled on top brings all the amazing flavors together!

Apple Almond Blue Cheese Salad with Apple Cider Dressing

This fall-style apple salad is packed with tons of seasonal fall goodness and a tangy-sweet apple cider dressing drizzled on top brings all the amazing flavors together!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 248 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 large apples cored and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 thick slices challah bread torn into 1/2-in pieces
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large serving bowl, combine lettuce, apples, almonds, cooked bacon, and blue cheese. Set aside for a moment.
  2. Make the challah croutons: heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Saute challah bread in oil, stirring occasionally until croutons are golden and crispy. Season with salt and pepper to taste, cool croutons and add to salad.
  3. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk apple cider, vinegar, and mustard until smooth. Gently drizzle oil into mixture, whisking constantly until incorporated. Season dressing with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Right before serving, drizzle dressing over salad and toss to combine. Serve immediately. Enjoy!