Spiralized Apple and Fennel Salad

3
Total Time
20 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Sweet apples balance the slight pepperiness of watercress and the anise flavor of fennel in this delicious salad. Top with grilled chicken for a complete meal.

Ingredients

extra virgin olive oil

4 tsp

lemon zest

1 tsp

fresh lemon juice

4 tsp

uncooked shallot(s)

1 Tbsp, minced

kosher salt

¾ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp, freshly ground

uncooked fennel bulb(s)

1 medium, with fronds

fresh apple(s)

2 medium, (Gravenstein, Braeburn, Gala, or Pink Lady)

fresh watercress

1 bunch(es), trimmed (4 c leaves)

chopped walnuts

3 Tbsp, toasted

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon zest and juice, shallots, salt, and pepper. Chop enough fronds from fennel to equal 2 Tbsp; stir into dressing.
  2. Insert 1 apple into spiralizer so that core is aligned with round steel spindle. Spiralize apple with chipper blade into twisty noodles; toss with dressing to coat. Repeat with remaining apple.
  3. Trim fennel; leave core intact. Spiralize fennel bulb with shredder blade into thin strips; add to bowl with apples.
  4. Add watercress to bowl; toss to coat and sprinkle with walnuts.
  5. Serving size: about 1 3/4 c

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