Apple Berry Salad with Lemon Ginger Cream

This salad incorporates one of fall’s most beloved fruits: apples along with berries and is topped with a lemon ginger cream, a treat in itself.
September 01, 2016

Ingredients

For the Dressing
  • 1 c sour cream
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
For the Salad
  • 4 c mixed greens
  • 1 tart apple, sliced
  • 1 c strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 c dried tart cherries
  • 1/4 c red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 c pecans, toasted, chopped
  • 1/2 c (3 ounces) Wisconsin blue cheese, crumbled

Instructions

Whisk together sour cream, milk, lemon juice, zest, vinegar, ginger, honey, salt and pepper; refrigerate dressing until ready to serve.

Portion greens onto four plates. Divide apple slices and strawberries among salads. Garnish with cherries, onion and pecans. Drizzle dressing over salad and sprinkle with blue cheese; serve immediately. Cover and refrigerate extra dressing up to 3 days.

Serves 4

Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

Ingredients

For the Dressing
  • 1 c sour cream
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
For the Salad
  • 4 c mixed greens
  • 1 tart apple, sliced
  • 1 c strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 c dried tart cherries
  • 1/4 c red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 c pecans, toasted, chopped
  • 1/2 c (3 ounces) Wisconsin blue cheese, crumbled
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