Apple Walnut Salad with Grilled Cheese Croutons + Apple Cider Dressing
This fall-flavored salad is simply loaded with crisp honeycrisp apples, crunchy walnuts, golden cheese-filled croutons and generously doused in a sweet apple cider vinaigrette.
Prep Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
Servings 4-6 serving
2sliceswhole wheat sandwich bread
4cupschopped romaine lettuce
1large honeycrisp applecored and thinly sliced
APPLE CIDER DRESSING:
Pinchof salt and pepper
Prepare the croutons: Place cheese between slices of bread to make a sandwich. Spread both sides of bread with butter. Cook grilled cheese on a medium-high heat griddle until golden on both sides and cheese is melted. Remove from heat and cool 1-2 minutes. Slice into 1/2 in cubes.
Prepare the salad: In a large serving bowl, combine lettuce, sliced apple, walnuts, and croutons. Set aside for a minute to prepare the dressing.
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, shake all dressing ingredients until smooth.