½ cup water
½ cup sugar
1 (12-oz) bag fresh cranberries, washed
½ cup sugar
¼ cup olive oil
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp honey
1 tsp Dijon mustard
¼ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
8 cups mixed greens (arugula, spinach, kale)
1 red apple, cored and sliced
1 green apple, cored and sliced
1 cup toasted walnut halves
½ cup cubed feta cheese
1. To prepare the sugared cranberries, combine water and ½ cup sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil over medium heat stir until sugar dissolves, 4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cranberries to coat well. Remove cranberries from liquid using a slotted spoon and place on a wire rack. Let air dry for 1 hour. Roll cranberries in remaining ½ cup sugar until well coated. Let dry on waxed paper for 1 hour.
1. For the lemon dressing, in a small bowl whisk olive oil, lemon juice, honey, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Set aside.
1. To assemble the salad, in a large serving bowl combine mixed greens, sliced apples, walnuts and Feta cheese. Toss with lemon dressing just before serving and top with sugared cranberries.
Source and Credits
Courtesy of BiteMeMore.com and Pure Leaf