Healthy recipes: Blue cheese apple salad

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  • By Kayla Scherf
  • Health and Wellness Center dietician
(Editor's note: The Health and Wellness center dietician will provide a series of seasonal recipes for each month. October's recipes are based on apples.)

3 unpeeled red apples, cubed
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 cups cubed cantaloupe
2 cups sliced celery
1/2 cup light or fat-free sour cream
1/2 cup low fat crumbled blue cheese
1/3 cup light/fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
Lettuce leaves

How to make it:
1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Add cantaloupe and celery; mix well.
2. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, blue cheese and mayonnaise. Pour over apple mixture and toss to coat.
3. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
4. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Makes: 12 1/2-cup servings