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Apple Walnut Salada With Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

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  • Author: Diana
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Cuisine: American


This apple walnut salad is one of the quickest and easiest salads you can make and also, one of the most delicious.




  • 2 cups (150 g) baby spring mix greens or any other lettuce
  • 2 cups (450 g) baby spinach
  • ¼ cup (30 g) dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup (31 g) walnuts
  • 2 tbsp cotija cheese, queso fresco, feta or blue cheese, crumbled
  • ½ green apple thinly sliced (Granny Smith)
  • ½ red apple thinly sliced (Fuji or gala)


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 23 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1½ tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt & pepper to taste



  1. In a large bowl toss the baby mixed greens, baby spinach, cranberries, and walnuts.
  2. Arrange the apple slices on top of the salad.
  3. Sprinkle with the crumbled cheese.


  1. Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and salt & pepper in a small jar or container, cover and shake well. You can also whisk these ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Drizzle the salad with the vinaigrette right before serving.


Storage: You can store the dressing in the fridge for up to 3-5 days.