Sunday, December 18, 2011

Apple Cinnamon Salad with Sweet Balsamic Dressing

Last month I helped make dinner for our Relief Society.  This was the salad I made.  I got the idea from The Sister's Cafe.  So many people complimented this salad, especially the dressing.  The recipe for the dressing makes a lot!  I doubled it and it made 8 cups of dressing.  I fed 40 women on about 2 cups of dressing.  So there was plenty left over to pass out and take home (which made many women happy).  The amounts I have here are not doubled, so it will make about 4 cups of dressing.

Apple Cinnamon Salad
adapted from: The Sister's Cafe

Your choice of Mixed Greens (I used Romaine Lettuce and a Spring Mix from Costco)
Braeburn apples
Feta Cheese
Sweet Balsamic Dressing (see below)

Sweet Balsamic Dressing

1 1/3 c. sugar
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. dry mustard
2/3 c. balsamic vinegar
3 Tbsp. some variety of a sweet onion, chopped
2 c. canola oil
3 Tbsp. poppy seeds

In a blender, blend the sugar, salt, dry mustard, balsamic vinegar and onion until it is smooth.  Add the oil and blend it until it is thick.  Stir in the poppy seeds.  Serve it over the salad.  

1 comment:

  1. I need to try this recipe! I'm in love with balsamic vinegar lately! And sugared nuts can make any salad amazing:)