Avocado, apple and almond salad

    25 min

    This salad is pure heaven. It has the perfect combination of flavours and textures. Toasted almonds, lettuce, spring onions, apples, avocado, dried cranberries and blue cheese are tossed together in a light vinaigrette. Perfect for your next summer barbecue.

    34 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 25g flaked almonds
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 1 head leaf lettuce, torn
    • 3 spring onions, chopped
    • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped
    • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
    • 60g dried cranberries
    • 4 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
    • Dressing
    • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Place the almonds and 1 tablespoon of sugar in a small frying pan over medium-low heat and cook and stir until the sugar melts and the almonds brown, watching carefully to avoid burning. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
    2. In a large salad bowl, mix the lettuce, spring onions, apple, avocado, dried cranberries, blue cheese and almonds.
    3. Whisk together the vinegar, 2 teaspoons of sugar, salt, pepper and vegetable oil. Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.

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    Reviews in English (36)


    Green leaf, pink lady, red wine vinaigrette.  -  15 Aug 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    DELICIOUS! I stuck to the recipe exactly and it was a huge hit at our dinner party. Thanks!!!  -  07 Feb 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    One of the best salads. I used Creamy poppyseed dressing instead. Everyone loves it.  -  05 May 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)