Apple Salad

Apple Salad

“An Apple a day keeps the Doctor away”, we have all been hearing this since our childhood.

‘A’ for Apple is the first word that every child starts their education with.
It won’t be an exaggeration if I say that the humble Apple becomes a part of our life from our very first breath!!
The cause behind the gravitational theory by Newton was an Apple.
And not to forget that ONE BIG APPLE for which the whole world is Crazy ;)
 
 
As one of the most cultivated and consumed fruits in the world, Apples are continuously being praised as a "miracle food" and very rightly fall under the category of top healthy foods. Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavonoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes and heart diseases.
Apple is one fruit which is commonly available throughout the World.
 
 
This share of mine, “Apple Salad”, is going to my Bloghop foodies group Healthy Wellthy Cuisines, where we blogger friends share theme based recipes fortnightly. This theme "Apple" was suggested by Sasmita @First Timer Cook.  She is an extremely talented home chef, Food blogger and food photographer. You will be amazed to see some beautiful regional recipes shared by her which have been forgotten in today’s fast life. Her beautiful food styling and brilliant clicks make every dish look delicious!!
 
Do check these awesome shares by my fellow blogger friends-
 

Apple Mint Chutney by Poonam

Vegan Apple Ring Fritters by Sasmita

Apple Kheer/ Payasam by Ruchi

Apple Donuts by Vanitha 

Apple Kheer by Swaty
 
 

 
This deliciously fresh apple salad is very healthy and very sumptuous. It’s very easy and quick to make.
The addition of tart cranberries goes so well with crunchy walnuts. It can be made in just 10-15 minutes.

I have used red and green both apples, you can use according to the availability.
I have used mix salad leaves, you can use whatever you like.
I have used a very easy and simple dressing of lemon juice mixed with some basic spices. You can experiment with the dressing of your choice.

Let’s make this nutritious salad.

INGREDIENTS:

Red Apple- 1
Green Apple- 1
Salad leaves- a handful
Mint leaves- 10-12
Dried Cranberries or Cherries- 1/2 cup
Walnuts- 10-12
Lemon juice-1 tablespoon
Chaat masala- 1/2 teaspoon
Salt- according to your taste
Black pepper powder- 1/4th teaspoon

DIRECTIONS:

Wash and cut apples into cubes.
Wash and pat dry salad leaves and mint leaves.
Mix together lemon juice, salt, chaat masala and black pepper powder.
In a big bowl add salad and mint leaves.
Add in cubed apples along with cranberries.
Add the prepared lemon dressing.
Toss the salad gently.
Just before serving add walnuts.
Serve immediately.
Enjoy!!
 
 
 
 

3 Comments

  1. Jane Doe

    Loved this salad plate of crunchy apples, walnuts and sweet and tangy cranberries with chat masala and lemon juice dressing.. simply delicious!!

  2. Jane Doe

    Salad in such unique way , looks so inviting. Such a healthy and best way to include fruits in meal... Salad looks very yummy

  3. Jane Doe
    Poonam Bachhav

    Apple salad with cranberries, walnuts and mint leaves sounds so healthy and wholesome ! I can dig into this flavorful fruit treat any day.

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