Apple Berry Salad with Lemon Ginger Cream
Mixed salad greens topped with tart apple, strawberries, dried cherries, red onion, toasted pecans and blue cheese crumbles, and dressed with a zesty lemon ginger cream.
Lemon Ginger Cream Dressing:
1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups mixed greens
1 tart apple, sliced
1 cup strawberries, sliced
1/4 cup tart cherries, dried
1/4 cup red onion, sliced
1/4 cup pecans, toasted, chopped
1/4 cup (1 1/2 ounces) Wisconsin Blue Cheese, crumbled
- For Lemon Ginger Cream Dressing: Whisk together sour cream, milk, lemon juice, zest, vinegar, ginger, honey, salt and pepper; refrigerate dressing until ready to serve.
- For Salad: Portion greens onto four plates. Divide apple slices and strawberries among salads. Garnish with cherries, onion and pecans. Drizzle dressing over salad and sprinkle with blue cheese, if desired; serve immediately.
- Cover and refrigerate extra dressing up to 3 days.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.