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Cranberry Apple Salad is an easy festive side dish perfect for Christmas and Thanksgiving. #cranberries #30minutemeals #saladrecipes #sidedish #thanksgivingrecipes

Cranberry Apple Salad

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Cranberry Apple Salad is an easy festive side dish perfect for Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry Apple Salad
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 546 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

Salad:
  • 2 cup fresh cranberries or thawed frozen cranberries
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 oz. arugula
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 pear chopped
  • 1 green apple chopped
  • 1 red apple chopped
  • 8 oz. bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves or walnut halves
  • 1 crumbled feta or goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced
Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare cranberries by combining fresh cranberries, sugar, and water in a small saucepan. Heat on medium-high heat until cranberries begin to pop. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Prepare the dressing by combining ingredients in a small container and shaking well. Set aside.
  3. Spread salad greens in a large salad bowl.
  4. Top with the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Add dressing and toss to coat.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

Cranberry Apple Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 546 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 320mg14%
Potassium 473mg14%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 33g37%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1005IU20%
Vitamin C 22mg27%
Calcium 104mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.