MICHIGAN APPLE RECIPES: Apple Salad Bundles
Sunday, November 2, 2014

 Apples are an important part of a healthy diet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 medium unpeeled cored Gala apples, chopped

3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded aged 
provolone cheese
1/3 cup cooked drained crumbled bacon
1/3 cup toasted chopped almonds
3 tbsp. diced green onions
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
16 medium to large leaves Boston lettuce
2 cups reduced calorie caesar dressing
 
Nutrition Facts:
 
(2 “bundles” and 1/4 cup Caesar dressing per serving):
Calories 25
Total Fat 12g
Sat. Fat. 3g
Trans. Fat 0g
Cholesterol 19mg
Sodium 1150mg
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 7g
 
Preparation:
Combine all ingredients except lettuce leaves and Caesar dressing. Refrigerate until ready to use.
 
For each serving, place 1/2 cup apple mixture on each of 2 lettuce leaves. Fold sides inward, then fold top and bottom of lettuce over filling. Secure each with a wooden pick*. Serve with 1/4 cup Caesar dressing for dipping.
Makes 8 Servings (2 "bundles" each)
 
***NOTE: Use 7-inch pieces of chives to secure Bundles for a unique look. Blanch chives in boiling water 10 seconds. Drain, then immerse in ice water. Drain and pat dry. Tie one chive around each bundle; trim ends.
 
 Log on to the website at www.michiganapples.com
 
This was in the November 2, 2014 - November 15, 2014 edition.
 

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