Fall Harvest Salad
This fall harvest salad is the mother of all fall salads! Made with apple slices, blue cheese, dried cherries and a gorgeous maple balsamic glaze! Perfect for fall entertaining.
- ¾ cup walnuts
- ¼ cup pure maple syrup
- ⅛ tsp salt
- 5 cups arugula
- 2 oz blue cheese add more for taste if desired
- ½ apple cut into slices
- ¼ cup dried cherries
Maple Balsamic Dressing
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 garlic clove crushed
Place walnuts, maple syrup and salt in a small saucepan.
Cook over medium heat until the maple syrup starts to melt and walnuts are covered.
Remove from heat, and spread out onto a silicone baking mat to cool.
Place arugula and half the apple slices in a salad bowl.
Top with half the dressing and mix well.
Add the blue cheese, cherries, and candied walnuts, and finish with more apple slices for presentation.
Drizzle over the remaining dressing and toss before serving.