Apple-Fennel Salad With Fusilli Recipe
1/4 cup vinegar, red wine
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp apple juice concentrate, frozen, thawed
1 1/2 tsp thyme, dried
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
8 oz pasta, fusilli, uncooked
3 apples, mcintosh, cored and diced
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 lb fennel, trimmed and thinly sliced
1 small lettuce head, boston
Dressing: In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Mix
Salad: Boil pasta in salted water until cooked al dente, about 10
minutes. Drain and set aside. In a medium bowl, toss apples and lemon
juice. Stir in fennel and toss well.Combine pasta and apple-fennel
mx\ixture in a medium serving bowl. Add dressing and toss well. Serve
on a bed of lettuce. Serves 4.
Per serving: 288 cal; 5 g port; 7 g fat; 53 g carb; 0 chol; 341 mg
sod; 6 g fiber
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