Apple, Pear and Cucumber Salad

Apple, Pear and Cucumber Salad

Serves 4 to 6

This crunchy, sweet and tangy salad mixes familiar fruits and veggies with a whole grain mustard dressing and apple cider vinegar. Serve this simple side dish with rich dishes like stews, paprikash or polenta.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free mustard
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill or 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 seasonal crunchy tart apples, such as Gala, Pink Lady or Braeburn
  • 1 ripe pear, such as Anjou or Bartlett
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1 small or 1/2 medium sweet onion
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Method: 

Mix together the mustard, dill, vinegar, sugar and olive oil. Set aside.

Core apples and pears. Slice very thinly, leaving skin on for color and flavor. Slice cucumber into thin rounds and slice onion. Toss apples, pears, cucumber and onion with dressing. Taste and adjust seasoning before serving.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:160 calories (100 from fat), 12g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 10g sugar), 1g protein
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