Crunchy Apple-Walnut Salad with Parmesan Dressing

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Enjoy this easy to make Crunchy Apple-Walnut Salad with Parmesan Dressing as a zesty and delicious addition to your lunch! The spicy arugula pairs perfectly with the sweet and tangy cranberries. This Crunchy Apple-Walnut Salad with Parmesan Dressing is satisfying and easy to make.

Total Time: 15 Min(s)

Prep Time: 15 Min(s)

Servings: 6

What You Need

  • 2 pkg. (5 oz. each) arugula
  • 2 apples, sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup walnut halves, toasted
  • 1/2 cup slivered red onions
  • 3/4 cup KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Let’s Make It

  1. Toss arugula with fruit, nuts, onions and 1/2 cup cheese.
  2. Whisk lemon juice, mustard, pepper, garlic and remaining cheese in small bowl until blended. Gradually whisk in oil until blended.
  3. Drizzle Parmesan dressing over salad; mix lightly.

Kitchen Tips


How to Toast Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavor.

MICROWAVE METHOD: Place up to 1 cup of nuts in a shallow microwaveable dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec.

STOVETOP METHOD: Place nuts in ungreased skillet. Cook on medium heat until golden brown, stirring frequently.

OVEN METHOD: Spread nuts in single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts
servings per container
Serving size

Amount per serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 250mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 15g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 8g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron .7mg 4%
Potassium 0mg 0%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.