Apple, Celery and Cranberry Salad with Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette
Crunchy sweet apples and savory celery with bits of sweet dried cranberry and toasted walnuts are tossed with a refreshing and tasty lemon dressing.
Granny Smith apples
halved, cored, and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
olive oil, extra-virgin
sour cream, light
salt and black pepper
or 2 small, thinly sliced crosswise
toasted and coarsely chopped
1 large head, leaves separated, rinsed, and dried
Toss apples in ½ tablespoon lemon juice in medium bowl, set aside.
In small bowl, add remaining ½ tablespoon lemon juice and zest, stir in oil and sour cream, whisk until well blended.
Season with salt and black pepper.
Add celery, cranberries, and walnuts to apples.
Drizzle dressing over fruit mixture, toss to evenly coat.
Arrange a large leaf or two of lettuce onto each plate.
Divide salad onto each bed of lettuce and serve immediately.