Dacor Kitchen Appliances: Valerie’s Cranberry Walnut Salad

Dacor Cooking Recipe


Valerie’s Cranberry Walnut Salad

Valerie’s Cranberry Walnut Salad

Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: None, Yield: 8 servings


  • Dressing
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon shallots, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Salad
  • Salad greens to serve 8 (about 2 bags mesclun mix)
  • 1 cup lightly toasted chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup dried cranberries


Wash and dry salad greens, and place them in a salad bowl. In a bowl, whisk together vinegar, maple syrup, soy sauce, shallots, garlic, and Dijon mustard. Just before serving, whisk olive oil into dressing until consistency thickens. Toss salad greens with dressing and top with toasted walnuts and dried cranberries.