Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Status: Shared with public
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hours
Servings: 30
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Meal: Lunch, Dinner, Snack
Course: Salad, Entree, Side Dish
Additional Information: Kid-Friendly
This recipe was submitted by Nancy Parkinson, MS, RD, CD, LD.
Author: National Kidney Foundation
Cuisine Types: American
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  • 4 stalk, medium Celery
  • 1 1/3 cup pieces or chips Walnuts
  • 8 oz Harvest Cranberry Vinaigrette Dressing
  • 7 medium (2-3/4" dia) Gala Apples
  • 0.4125 cup Cranberries, Dried, Sweetened
  • 2 cup Grapes - Red Or Green

Cooking Instructions

Rinse cluster of red grapes and separate from the stem. Use paring knife and slice each grape in half. Place sliced grapes in extra large mixing bowl. Measure walnut halves into measuring cup. Can use a nut chopper to chop nuts into pea size pieces or put walnuts in a plastic sandwich baggie, seal and use the bottom of the 1 cup measure to gently press on the walnuts to break the walnuts into pea size like pieces. Add chopped nuts to the extra large mixing bowl with the slice red grapes. Add one 6 ounce bag of dried pomegranate infused cranberries to the grape and walnut mixture. Rinse, clean and chop celery in quarter inch pieces, add to the grape, walnut, and dried cranberry mixture. Rinse the seven Gala apples, slice in half vertically and core the apples. Make 5 apple wedges and then slice the wedges into bite size, quarter in pieces. Add chopped apple pieces to the rest of the mixture. Pour the 8 fluid ounce bottle of cranberry dressing over the entire mixture. Stir the ingredients making sure that the dressing is incorporated and covers all of the ingredients. Chill and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 cup ( 62 g )
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 70.66 Calories from Fat 30.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.57 g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.34 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.53 g
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.48 g
0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg 0%
Sodium 30.31 mg 1%
Potassium 91.93 mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 9.88 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.31 g
Sugars 7.69 g
0 g
Protein 1.02 g 2%
Vitamin A 35.11 IU • Vitamin C 0.6 mg
Calcium 9.52 mg • Iron 0.21 mg
Phosphorus 21.88 mg

* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

This symbol indicates that there is missing data for this nutrient based on what the manufacturer or USDA reports.