Apple Fennel Salad Recipe • #salad

Apple Fennel Salad

A fresh and crisp winter salad with green apple and fennel dressed with a simple lemon dijon vinaigrette.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 fresh fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 1 granny smith apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, (and zest of half the lemon)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • dash of freshly ground pepper


  • Slice the fennel bulb in half and remove the bitter center. Then lay the bulb flat on a cutting board and thinly slice from the base toward the stem of the fennel. Thinly slice the apple. Combine fennel and apple in medium bowl.
  • Whisk together lemon juice, oil, mustard, honey, garlic, salt and pepper, in a small bowl.
  • Pour dressing over apple/fennel mixture; add parsley and lemon zest, toss until well blended.
  • Cover and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
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