Napa Cabbage Apple/Nut Salad and Apple Delight Nut and Cheese Salad



Napa Cabbage Apple/Nut Salad and Apple Delight Nut and Cheese Salad

 This question below from my dear long time friend Benecia, and below I believe is the answer:

Margot, Do you remember the recipe for the Napa cabbage, apple, pecan salad? Benecia”

Hope the following answers your question Benecia.

Napa Cabbage Salad with Chopped Apples and Pecans

Salad Ingredients and Directions:

1 Napa cabbage sliced thin or shredded regular round green cabbage

5 green onions chopped

Chopped Pecans or other nuts that may appeal to you—as many as you desire

1 or 2 Pipin or other green apples–chopped

1 ½ pack of Ramen noodles—crunched and browned briefly under the broiler

Directions for salad:

Mix these ingredients in a large salad bowl

Dressing Ingredients:

1/3 to 1/2 C. sugar

1/2 C. olive oil

1/4 C. white vinegar (I use rice vinegar) but you can use another white vinegar

Sesame seeds (optional)

Put in blender and mix well.  Toss with salad ingredients from above.

Apple Delight Salad

Salad Ingredients and Directions:

2 heads frisee lettuce, tough outer leaves discarded

2 Gala apples

2 Tsp. fresh lemon juice


½ C. walnut halves

1/4 C. plus 1 Tblsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley for the top

8 oz. blue cheese, cut into 1/2 inch chunks

Directions for Salad:

  1. Halve and core the apples.  Cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch matchstick strips.  Toss the strips with the lemon juice to prevent browning.
  2. Separate the frisee leaves and rinse them in cold water.  Drain and pat dry.
  3. Place the frisee in a large salad bowl.  Season with S&P; then toss with the walnuts, 1/4 C. chopped parsley and blue cheese. Toss the salad with the dressing below.
  4. Place the apple strips atop the salad and sprinkle with the remaining parsley.

Apple Cider Vinaigrette:

1/4 C. cider vinegar

2 Tsp. Dijon-style mustard

S&P to taste

1/4 C. olive oil

Directions for dressing:

Place ingredients in a blender and whiz to blend well and use on the Frisee salad above.

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About TempInnKeeper

Margot loves people and is very energetic and organized. She is also a quick study. Her background includes having renovated, owned and operated an 1887 Victorian bed and breakfast in Paso Robles, CA for 5 years. Her guests loved her and she loved her guests. What a perfect combination. Margot’s marketing skills and love of people also was used in her career as a Realtor and in participating in many charitable non-profit organizations. Margot loves to cook and to offer concierge services to people. She was born in Geneva, Switzerland.; has lived all over CA. including Beverly Hills, in the Silicon Valley area, Paso Robles, the San Joaquin Valley as well as in Sun Valley, ID. She has traveled extensively throughout the world; is a CAL alumni (go Bears!); and also speaks French fluently and Spanish semi-fluently. Her interests are people, cooking, arts, books (look at the blog book club and join if you wish), travel, sports, gardening, painting, music, playing classical piano and animals. Margot Van Horn 208-721-3551 PO Box 3788, Ketchum, ID.

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