Shaved Apple Salad

Who said a salad just had to be lettuce and vegetables? In this unique dish, a shaved apple salad is made consuming fennel, pepitas, walnuts, and kale. The apples give the salad a taste of fall and the light cider mustard vinegarette dressing says goodbye to summer. This recipe is ideal for a light lunch that will fill you up until dinner.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 cup apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fennel, thinly sliced plus fronds for garnish
  • 1/4 cup chopped kale
  • 1/4 cup walnut pieces
  • 2 tablespoons pepitas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Toss together apples, fennel, kale, and walnuts.
  3. Fold in dressing. Sprinkle with pepitas. garnish with fennel fronds if desired.

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