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Shaved Apple & Fennel Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 45 Minutes

Servings: 4-6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    Salad

    2 cups (500 mL) gala apple, cleaned, quartered, and thinly shaved

    1½ cup (375 mL) fennel, cleaned and thinly shaved

    1 cup (250 mL) cooked or canned green lentils, drained and rinsed

    2 cups (500 mL) baby arugula

    ½ cup (125 mL) red onion, rinsed and shaved

    1⁄3 cup (80 mL) walnuts, toasted

    Vinaigrette

    ¼ cup (60 mL) white balsamic vinegar

    1 Tbsp (15mL) maple syrup

    2 tsp (10mL) whole grain mustard

    ¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil

    Garnish

    (optional) crumbled gorgonzola cheese


Directions

  1. FOR the vinaigrette: whisk the ingredients together and season to taste with salt and black pepper. Reserve and allow the flavours to combine.
  2. THINLY shave the apple, fennel, and onion using a mandolin or very sharp knife. To mellow the flavour of the red onion, rinse with cool water, drain, and reserve.
  3. COMBINE the shaved apple, fennel, and onion with the lentils, arugula, and walnuts. Toss with the prepared vinaigrette.
  4. GARNISH the salad with the gorgonzola.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 260
  • Total Fat 17 g
  • Saturated Fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Carbohydrates 26 g
  • Dietary Fibre 6 g
  • Sugar 14 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Sodium 370 mg
  • Potassium 356 mg
  • Folate 87 mcg