Washington Apple Sesame Salad

This fresh, light-tasting salad has a mildly nutty flavor with a hint of mint that complements the super sweetness of the Fuji apple. Top with grilled chicken for a complete meal.

Ingredients

2                          Washington apples

2                          medium carrots

1                         bunch small radishes

1/2 cup                golden raisins

1/2 cup                chopped fresh parsley

1/2 cup                chopped fresh mint

 

Dressing:

1/4 cup                cider vinegar

2 tbsp                  honey

1 tsp                    Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper to taste

3/4 cup                extra virgin olive oil

2 tbsp                  sesame seeds, toasted

Sesame Apple Salad

Method

  • Quarter apples; remove core and thinly slice. Set aside in large bowl.
  • Peel carrots and cut into matchstick pieces. Add to apples
  • Slice radishes and cut into thin strips. Add to apples. Gently toss with raisins, parsley and mint.
  • In small bowl, whisk together, vinegar, honey, Dijon, salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in oil.
  • Just before serving, toss salad with dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

 

Makes 6 servings.

Source: Washington Apple Commission
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