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Nutrition information
Serving: 1/2 cup (143 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 150 (80 from fat)
Cholesterol: 5 milligrams
Fat: 8 grams (1 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 2 grams
Sodium: 110 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 21 grams (3 fiber, 14 sugars)

Recipe tip

This salad can be slightly tart or surprisingly sweet, depending on the type of apple you choose. Try Granny Smith for a tart-tasting salad or Pink Lady if you’re craving something sweet.

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Cranberry salad

Cranberries are good for you! They contain phytochemicals which may help lower your risk for many types of cancer.


1 cup chopped fresh cranberries
2 tablespoons sugar
2 large apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup light mayonnaise


  1. In a large bowl, toss cranberries and sugar together. Set aside.
  2. Place the chopped apple in a medium bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice to prevent browning.
  3. Add the apples, celery, walnuts and mayonnaise to the cranberry mixture. Toss to combine.
  4. Cover and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  5. Serve chilled.

Makes 6 servings

Recipe contains: nuts, egg


Source: Health Online, Inc.;; Your Health eMagazine, Oct./Nov. 2000

First published: 10/01/2000
Last updated: 10/29/2013

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department