Tangy Green Apple Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Crushed Peanuts, Crispy Pan-Fried Red Onions in a Soy Sauce & Lime Dressing

Apple is a great alternative to lettuce for salads. Sweet, crunchy and delicious, it has the perfect amount of tanginess for a lunchtime dish.

Together with the fresh lime juice in the dressing, this apple salad has a tremendous citrus flavour that really packs a punch (who said salads were boring hey!?).

green apple salad with peanuts

My husband Peter enjoys his with peanuts (unfortunately nuts make me break out in a rush) which adds to the crunchiness of the salad.

You opt for seeds instead or I go without.

This is the ideal vegan recipe.

Tangy green apple salad

 

Serves 4

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, finely sliced
  • 3-4 Granny Smith apples, finely sliced
  • Large handful of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Handful of chopped peanuts

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • The juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and very finely chopped
  • 1/2 red chilli, very finely chopped

Method

In a small bowl or measuring jug, whisk together your dressing ingredients. Cover in clingfilm and set in the fridge.

Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan and fry the onions for around 10 minutes, until crispy.

Arrange the apple on a place and add the tomatoes, onion and peanuts. Drizzle with the dressing.

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