Nani's Cranny

Nani’s Winter Salad

Fruit Salad
Fruit Salad
This is a favorite recipe for a good salad that I got from my daughter. The ingredients are available any time of the year. You’ll love it.


  • 1 to 1 1/2 heads Romaine lettuce, torn into chunks
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup craisins
  • 1 cup cashew pieces
  • 1 apple, cubed
  • 1 pear, cubed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon grated onion
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup olive oil

Combine lettuce, cheese, craisins, cashews, and fruit in large bowl. Comibine the sugar, salt, mustard, poppy seeds, onion, and lemon juice in a blender. Slowly add the oil to the blender while blending (can also shake dressing ingredients in shaker). Just before serving, toss salad with dressing.


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