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Apple Berry Salad with Lemon Ginger Cream

Apple Berry Salad with Lemon Ginger CreamMixed 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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Cover and refrigerate extra dressing up to 3 days.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.