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Apple walnut salad in a white serving bowl with wooden spoons.

Apple Walnut Salad

Whether you need a fresh lunch idea, a new favorite summer salad, or a tasty way to eat foods that make you feel great, this easy Apple Walnut Salad checks all the boxes. It's a perfect combination of crisp lettuce, sweet apples, crunchy walnuts, salty feta cheese, and a lightly sweetened Balsamic Vinaigrette. It has all the colors, flavors, and textures you crave!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 347kcal


For the balsamic vinaigrette:

For the salad:

  • 8 cups red leaf lettuce chopped, about 1 large head
  • 1 apple thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onions thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup walnuts toasted
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese crumbled


To make the balsamic vinaigrette:

  • In a bowl, or in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, and honey. Whisk or shake to combine, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

To make the salad:

  • In a large bowl, combine lettuce, apples, red onion and walnuts. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and toss to combine. Sprinkle with feta and serve immediately.


Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4280IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 2mg