Blue Cheese, Bacon and Apple Salad with Green Onion Vinaigrette

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Blue Cheese, Bacon and Apple Salad with Green Onion Vinaigrette

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Wooden bowl filled with blue cheese, bacon and apple salad with side of green onion vinaigrette

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
20min
Prep
20min
Total

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Description

The flavor triangle of smoky bacon, tangy blue cheese and slightly sweet apple creates captivating counterpoints in this simple salad.

Chef's Tip: Sprinkle a few dried cranberries on top for extra color and flavor. Shake the vinaigrette in a Mason jar for easy mixing. Makes it easy to refrigerate any leftovers too.

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Servings and Ingredients

Ingredients
Serves 6
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c.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
2 tbsp.Hy-Vee Select red wine vinegar
1 tsp.coarse ground mustard
1 tsp.Hy-Vee honey
¼ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
3green onions
1(6 oz) bag baby spinach
2celery, sliced thinly diagonally
6 slice(s)Hy-Vee smoked, thick-sliced bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled
1tart red apple, cored and cut into chunks
2 oz.crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  1. Just before serving, add bacon, apple and blue cheese. Toss with dressing.
  2. For dressing, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, mustard, honey and salt. Thinly slice white portion of green onions and stir into dressing.
  3. Thinly slice green portion of green onion; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl toss baby spinach, reserved sliced green onion and celery.

Nutrition facts

Servings

220 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 490mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Protein: 6g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 30%
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Vitamin C 10%
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Iron 6%
0%
Calcium 8%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2012.