Matchstick Apple and Celery Salad
This Apple and Celery Salad comes together quickly with fresh, cold apples, celery, pecans, mint, cilantro and basil tossed in a light vinaigrette.
Prep Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
- 1 red onion , thinly sliced
- rice wine vinegar , to cover
- 1 Pink Lady apple , cut matchstick
- 2 stalks celery , slice thin on bias
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp honey
- kosher salt
- cracked black pepper
- 1/4 cup pecans
Thinly slice a red onion and cover with rice wine vinegar. Refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes.
Using a food mandoline, cut the apple into matchstick pieces. Slice the celery thin, on the bias and mix with the apple matchsticks in a bowl.
In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, 4 tablespoons of the rice wine vinegar from the marinating red onions, honey, a pinch of kosher salt and some fresh cracked black pepper.
Roughly chop some of the the marinated red onion and add to the apple, celery bowl. Rough chop the pecans, a few leaves of mint and basil as well as a few sprigs of cilantro. Add to the apple/celery mix and pour vinaigrette over. Toss to coat completely and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 9.5mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 0.5mg