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 article was printed in the November 2, 2014 - November 15, 2014 edition.

 

 

 

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