Salad with Fruit, Walnuts and Feta Cheese

(Last Updated On: June 4, 2019)

I first made this salad when trying to figure out what to do with a fig flavored balsamic vinegar that I received as a gift. Since then it has become a household favorite, even when I only have regular balsamic on hand.

The fresh bright flavors make a wonderfully refreshing appetizer or light meal, especially on hot summer days. The tart cranberries pair perfectly with the sweet fruit and salty feta cheese. The flavors are elevated rather than overpowered by the dark aged vinegar.

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Fruit and Walnut Salad with Feta

 

Serves 5 – 6 as a side salad or appetizer and 2 as a main dish.

Salad with Fruit Walnuts and Feta Cheese

Salad with Fruit Walnuts and Feta Cheese

Refreshing Salad with Fruit and Walnuts Dressed Sprinkled with Feta Cheese and Dressed with Balsamic Vinegar. A perfect side dish or light lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 5 Cups Romaine Lettuce, Washed and Chopped
  • 1/2 Small White Onion, Sliced
  • 1 Seedless Orange, Peeled And Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Strawberries
  • 1 Large Carrot, Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Purple Cabbage, Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Dried Cherries or Cranberries
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 1/2 Cup Feta Cheese - Crumbled
  • Balsamic Vinegar, fruit flavored, such as fig or raspberry if available
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Arrange the Lettuce in the bottom a salad bowl. Layer on the fruit and vegetables and top with the walnuts and feta cheese. Serve with oil and vinegar to drizzle over the top.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per ServingCalories 238 Total Fat 13g Saturated Fat 4g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 8g Cholesterol 17mg Sodium 188mg Carbohydrates 28g Fiber 5g Sugar 18g Protein 6g
fruit nut salad with feta and balsamic vinegar

 

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