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Delicious, crunchy and refreshing feta apple salad recipe. It is perfect in summer and fall either to eat on it’s own or to have as a side salad to your favorite main meal.
This salad is quick and easy to make and super tasty.
What Is The Best Apple To Use For A Salad?
The delicious easy feta apple salad is brought to us by our Contributor Ilona from Ilona’s Passion.
The best types of apple to use in a salad are those that are crunchy and sweet for extra flavor. It is also best to go with apples that don’t brown too quickly when cut if possible.
Apples you might like to use in your salad are:
- Pink Lady
There is no right or wrong apple to use in a salad but the ones listed above certainly work really well.
Apple Feta Salad
Fall is almost here and perfect for the season is a feta apple salad with home made lemony dressing. Recipes with pumpkin, pears, apples and sweet potatoes are very popular at this time of the year.
I have already made a couple of delicious recipes with pumpkin and apples.
I love fall. It is the perfect season to spend more time in my kitchen baking and cooking.
For something different, I thought I would use apples for this salad. I’ve never had any fruit in my salads before and wondered whether it might taste a little bit strange.
But oh, I was totally wrong!
The combination of lettuce, feta and apples is great and so incredibly tasty. I should have done it sooner!
A couple of weeks ago I made a Cucumber Tomato Salad, and this time I’m giving you a recipe for feta apple salad.
I think the salad is perfect for summer and fall as well. Lots of seasonal apples are in store right now and they can be perfectly used for this salad.
How Can I Make Salad Taste Better At Home?
When you eat out the salad’s always taste so much better than they do at home. The reason for this? it’s all in the dressing!
When making the salad, it is important to pick a variety of greens that will add texture and flavor. Then add herbs and dressing for the finishing touch.
It took me probably 10 minutes to make this entire salad including the home-made dressing, so it certainly isn’t difficult and will make all the difference to the taste.
Just prepare all the ingredients and toss them together.
The dressing takes only 4 ingredients so is incredibly easy to make. It is a combination of lemon, oregano, olive oil and salt and pepper. It pairs very well with this feta apple salad.
The end result makes this feta apple salad perfect for a light lunch or as side dish for dinner. I had it just today for lunch and I know that I will be making more salads with apples. They taste great together.
You can choose sweet or sour apple. Any apple will be perfect.
Why Do Restaurants Salad Taste So Good?
So you have the ingredients and you have the dressing, but it still doesn’t taste quite the same as it does when eating out?
It’s all in the way you put the salad together.
Pre-tossing the salad ensures that the dressing perfectly coats and seasons the greens. Instead of drizzling the dressing over the top of your salad, toss it all together. This will coat your entire salad and flavor it perfectly.
Feta Apple Salad Recipe
Easy Feta Apple Salad
Super easy delicious salad that can be whipped up in minutes.
- 1 cup lettuce
- 1/2 feta cheese, diced
- 5 cherry tomatoes
- 1 small apple, sliced
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 3 tsp. olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. oregano
- salt/pepper to taste
- In a large bowl toss lettuce, tomatoes, feta cheese and apple.
- In a small glass container mix dressing ingredients: lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper.
- Add dressing to the salad and toss together.
- Serve immediately
- Serving size:
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Mmm! the combination of the sweet apple and the salty feta sounds scrumptious.
Thanks for sharing on Creative K Kids’ Tasty Tuesdays link up. Hope to see you back next week.
Catherine Holt says
You can’t go wrong with a bit of zingy apple in a salad can you Audrey. Light and refreshing and incredibly tasty 🙂
Krissy @ Pretty Wee Things says
Oh you had me at feta! This salad looks delicious! Thanks for stopping by Pin Worthy Wednesday, hope to see you again next week 🙂
Catherine Holt says
Lol Krissy, so you are a feta fan then! Can’t say that I blame you, it certainly has a way of making any dish even tastier 🙂 Tasty and healthy is also a bonus 🙂
Sam // DIY Just Cuz says
Oh my, wow. I am either really hungry…that looks really good…or both (probably both). Pinning for later and also just wanted to mention to Ilona that the photography in this post is great 🙂
Catherine Holt says
Lol …. Ilona’s recipes certainly have a way of making you feel hungry!! Thanks for pinning 🙂