Harvest Fruit Salad
This fresh salad is bursting with fall flavors from apples, pears, goat cheese and walnuts.
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Pears are rich in cholesterol-lowering fiber and epicatechin, an antioxidant combating the negative effects of aging.

  • Recipe Created By:
  • Recipe From: My Indiana Home


Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • 1 cup pure apple cider
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup shallots, finely chopped


  • 3 cups any favorite combination of mixed greens, hearts of romaine and spinach
  • 1 small green apple, cored and very thinly sliced
  • 1 small red apple, cored and very thinly sliced
  • 1 small red or green pear, cored and very thinly sliced
  • 5 ounces dried cranberries
  • 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ cups toasted walnuts
  • ½ cup (4-6 ounces) goat cheese, crumbled


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  1. For the dressing; in a medium bowl, whisk vinaigrette ingredients until thoroughly blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
  2. For the salad; in a large bowl, toss mixed greens with apples, pear, cranberries and red onion. Sprinkle with walnuts and crumbled goat cheese right before serving.
  3. Toss with apple cider vinaigrette.

Tips & Notes

This recipe makes 2 cups of the Apple Cider Vinaigrette, so you’ll have some leftover. Store it in the refrigerator in an airtight container.



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