CREAMY APPLE, CELERY AND GRAPE SALAD

Ingredients

Cashew-naise:

  • 1 cup whole raw cashews
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Bragg Liquid Aminos

Salad:

  • 3 tart apples, such as Granny Smith, cored and diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 cup seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. For the cashew-naise, put cashews in a container, add cold water to cover by an inch; cover the container and refrigerate overnight. Drain cashews and rinse under cold water. Place soaked cashews in a blender and add vinegar, mustard, turmeric, liquid aminos and 3/4 cup water. Blend until very smooth, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. For salad, in a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Toss again with celery, grapes and cashew-naise. Chill at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.
  3. To serve, place lettuce onto a large platter or individual serving plates and top with apple mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts.

Nutritional Info

Per Serving:
280 calories (140 from fat)
15g total fat
2.5g saturated fat
80mg sodium
32g carbohydrates
6 g dietary fiber
17g sugar
8g protein

SmartPoints value : 10