The varied colors and textures on this holiday classic give it an American holiday feel. The glazed walnuts are the star of this salad and are accompanied by cranberries and tangy blue cheese for an added treat. Best of all, you can make the dressing and cut the salad ahead of time. When ready to serve, just assemble and enjoy.
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons honey
3/4 cupFisher® Walnut Halves and Pieces
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 package (5 ounces) crumbled blue cheese, divided
Wax paper (or parchment)
1/2 cup dried cranberries
2 large heads iceberg lettuce, outer layer removed, each cut into 3 wedges
Glazed Walnuts: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a small baking pan with parchment paper. Combine oil and honey in small bowl. Add walnuts; toss to coat. Transfer to prepared baking pan; bake 12-14 minutes, stirring halfway through baking time. Remove from oven, Cool completely.
Dressing: Whisk mayonnaise, sour cream, red wine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce together in a small bowl. Reserve 6 Tbsp. of the blue cheese, stir in remaining cheese.
Place each wedge of lettuce onto a plate. Drizzle with dressing, reserved blue cheese, cranberries and glazed walnuts. Serve immediately.
If dressing thickens after refrigeration, thin down with a little milk.