Apple Chip Salad with Red Onion + Balsamic Dressing

For this fun and easy recipe, we thinly sliced apples, tossed with a little sugar and baked until crisp. These apple chips make the perfect healthy snack, that even your kids will enjoy. And not only are they a delicious afternoon snack, they also spruce up any ordinary salad. Red leaf lettuce, combined with red onions, creamy goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette.

Apple Chip Salad with Red Onion + Goat Cheese-2

 

For this recipe, we used Pink Lady apples, but all varieties will work. As well, the apples can be topped cinnamon, nutmeg, and even a little sea salt.

Apple Chip Salad with Red Onion + Balsamic

Apple Chip Salad with Red Onion + Balsamic Dressing
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 Apples, washed and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 1 head Red Leaf Lettuce
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • salt + pepper
Instructions
Apple Chips
  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Place thinly sliced apple slices on baking sheet and sprinkle with sugar. Bake for approximately 1 hour, flipping half way through, until the edges have curled. Remove from the oven and let cool for 30 minutes on wire rack.
Apple Chip Salad with Red Onion + Balsamic
  1. In a small bowl mix together extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Add thinly sliced red onion and let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Chop red leaf lettuce and place in a serving bowl. Add balsamic vinegar and red onions and toss together. Top with crumbled goat cheese and serve with apple chips.
 

Ashley Marti is a blogger with a focus on simple recipes with big flavor that highlight seasonal and local produce. Styling for the family and home, a few DIYs, and our everyday Pacific Northwest adventures.

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