Snow Pea, Apple and Nut Fall Salad Recipe

Fall offers a beautiful variety of nutritious fruits and vegetables. This crisp apple snow pea and nut salad is a perfect fall comfort food and provides a wonderful crunch to your main course. This is a welcome addition to your Thanksgiving dinner.
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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Recipe Story

I enjoy this salad while I sit out, watching the leaves turn color and fall. It’s a perfect appetizer or evening snack. I really love the crunchiness of this salad.

Ingredients

 Snow peas500 Gram
 Red apple1 Liter, unpeeled, cored and sliced
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Pecan nuts/Walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
For the dressing
 Mayonnaise1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Plain yogurt1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Snipped fresh chives2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 996 Calories from Fat 566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.4%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27 mg

Sodium 169.2 mg7%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.5%

Sugars 67.3 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A 74.6% Vitamin C 310.2%

Calcium 26% Iron 41.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Blanch, steam or microwave the snow peas for 3 to 4 minutes.
2. Drain well and plunge into a bowl of ice chilled water. Drain again
3. Slice and toss apple in lemon juice to prevent if from browning.
4. Combine the snow peas, apple slices and nuts in a salad bowl.
5. To make the chive dressing, combine mayonnaise and yogurt in a small bowl and whisk with a wire whisk, stir in the chives.

SERVING
6. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss well until every pea pod, apple slice and nut is coated with the it.
7. Enjoy immediately.
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Comments

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The Hungry Soul says :

Nice crunchy salad perfect with good nutrients!
Posted on: 29 September 2011 - 12:41am
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