Spiralized Apple Salad



  • 2 Stemilt Piñata apples, spiralized or chopped into matchsticks
  • 1 head butter or Bibb lettuce, torn
  • 1/2 cup red walnuts or regular walnuts, toasted & roughly chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced thin
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped celery leaves, optional
  • 1 tablespoon bee pollen, optional
  • flaky sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple juice, look for a cloudy juice not clear if possible
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse Kosher salt
  • black pepper to taste

This salad is not only easy to make, with ingredients that I typically have on hand, but unlike some salad’s this one is super kid-friendly too.

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  • Yield
    4 servings
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  • In Category
    Lunch, Dinner
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To make the dressing:

  1. Put all the dressing ingredients in a mason jar or similar sized wide mouth jar and use an immersion blender to blend to a creamy consistency.

To assemble the salad:

  1. In a large bowl toss the spiralized apples with 4 tablespoons of the poppy seed dressing, completely coating the apple noodles. Set aside
  2. Arrange the lettuce leaves on a platter and top with the dressed, spiralized apples.
  3. Sprinkle the walnuts, celery, and celery leaves over the top.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle on bee pollen if using.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 305
  • Fat Content: 23.3g
  • Cholesterol Content: 0mg
  • Sodium Content: 35mg
  • Carbohydrate Content: 23.8g
  • Fiber Content: 4.9g
  • Sugar Content: 16.1g
  • Protein Content: 5g