Apple Cheddar Side Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

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What you'll need:
  • 16 cups mixed salad greens, such as arugula, spinach, radicchio and/or green leaf lettuce
  • 2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 2 large red apples, chopped
  • 1 cup toasted chopped pecans
  • ½ cup shaved or cubed extra-sharp low-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped shallot
  • 2 Tbsp. whole-grain mustard
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
What to do:
  1. Combine shallot, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Whisk in oil until well combined.
  2. Just before serving, add greens, celery, apple, cheese, pecans, and quinoa. Toss gently until the greens are covered with the dressing.
  3. Enjoy!