Ruby™ Reds Salad with Wild Rice & Apples

Sweet apples and cranberries, a hint of savory from the thin shavings of cheese, wild rice and our Tender Ruby™ Reds make this dish unique and delicious. Serves 4

Salad Ingredients:
1 Pkg. Fresh Express® Tender Ruby™ Red salad
1 bag Chiquita® Green Apple Bites
1 cup Wild rice cooked according to the directions on the package (or packaged pre-cooked wild-rice grain combination)
½ cup sliced celery cut ¼ inch thick
½ cup dried cranberries
4 Tbsp toasted and chopped pecans
½ cup shaved parmigiana reggiano cheese

Dressing Ingredients:
2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
¼ tsp minced thyme
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Make the Dressing:
In a large mixing bowl combine the vinegar, olive oil and herbs adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

Make the Salad:
Toss the Fresh Express Sweet Ruby™ Red salad, cooked wild rice, apple slices, celery and cranberries with the dressing.
Toss well and sprinkle with the toasted pecans and the shaved cheese.