Apple, Walnut, and Bacon Green Salad

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 5 MIN
  • Makes 4 to 6 servings


Maple Caramelized Walnuts

Maple Dressing



Maple Caramelized Walnuts

  1. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  2. In a small pot, bring the maple syrup and butter to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes. Add walnuts. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, until the sugar crystallizes (becomes grainy) on the nuts. Remove from the heat.
  3. Immediately spoon on the baking sheet. With a spatula, quickly spread the nuts. Season lightly with salt. Let cool completely. Roughly crush with a knife.

Maple Dressing

  1. In a vinaigrette blender, shake all the ingredients until the dressing is creamy. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. In a bowl of cold water, let the onion soak for 5 minutes to mellow out the flavour. Drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, apple, and onion. Add dressing to taste and toss well. Sprinkle with the walnuts and bacon.

To help you with this recipe

Dressing Shaker

This shaker will help you make salad dressings and marinades quickly, and keep them fresh in the refrigerator for several days. A basic dressing recipe and the right measurements is printed directly on the container.

18.99 $


Healthy Pick

Recipes with the \"Healthy Pick\" stamp have been evaluated by a registered dietitian member of the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec.

Nutrition Facts

For 1/6 of the recipe

Content % Daily Value
Calories 440  
Total Fat 31 g  
Saturated Fat 6 g  
Sodium (salt) 395 mg  
Carbohydrates 33 g  
Fibre 3 g  
Protein 8 g