Prepare a fresh salad for your family that will go with just about everything. The Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad is light, refreshing, and delicious, making it the perfect side dish for all occasions.
Do you want to make an easy side salad that everyone in your household can enjoy? Maybe you liked our Grilled chicken berry blue salad or our Large Family Marinated Cucumber salad. If you enjoy salads, then you’ll enjoy the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad. Not only does it taste good, but you will only need a handful of ingredients to prepare it. You can prepare this fresh and flavorful salad within minutes, leaving it in the fridge to allow it to get colder before serving it. While it goes great as a side dish with different types of meat and vegetables, it is also great to eat alone as a quick and simple snack or lunch.
Required Ingredients For Cranberry Apple Salad
If you want to make the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad, you only need to have a few simple ingredients, such as:
- Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce. Use whole berry cranberry sauce to add texture and flavor to your salad.
- Diced Granny Smith Apple. The granny smith apples are an excellent choice for this salad because of their sweet, crisp taste.
- Celery. Chopping up some celery and adding it to this salad is a great way to give it more of a crunch.
- Chopped Walnuts. You cannot forget the walnuts. Walnuts pair perfectly with the apples and cranberry sauce to create an enjoyable and refreshing fruit-filled salad.
With just four ingredients, you can make the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad for your loved ones. Double the recipe if you need to make sure that you have more than enough of the salad for everyone to enjoy it.
How to Quickly and Easily Store Cranberry Salad
As soon as you prepare the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad, it would be best if you stored it in a large plastic or glass container with an airtight lid. You should put the salad in the fridge to keep it cold and fresh. It will stay good in the refrigerator for up to four days. If preparing in advance to serve later at a special gathering, you can freeze the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad for up to two months before you pull it out and let it defrost in your refrigerator.
What to Add to the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad
You can add more to the Large Family Cranberry Apple Salad if you are a fruit fan. Some other fruits that will taste great in this salad include sliced grapes, cherries, and peaches. You might also want to add pistachios and feta cheese.
Of course, you can experiment with some of the different ingredients to see what tastes best to you. When you get creative, you can make a fresh and enjoyable salad that your family will look forward to eating whenever you serve it, whether offering it as a snack or a side dish with some of your favorite entrees.
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