Crispy Fennel Apple Chopped Salad with Walnuts and Feta Cheese

Crispy Fennel Apple Chopped Salad with Walnuts

Up your salad game with this tasty Fennel Apple Chopped Salad with Walnuts and Feta Cheese. Full of Mediterranean flavours, this makes a crunchy side salad. Plan to make extra for brown bag lunches!
Course Salads
Cuisine American, Canadian, Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 36 minutes
Total Time 51 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 296kcal
Author Flavour & Savour


  • 1 1/4 cups cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • sea salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/4 cup fennel bulb, halved, cored and cut in 1/4 inch dice
  • 2 apples, cored and cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 1/4 cup red onion minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh tarragon leaves, chopped
  • 3 cups romaine, chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, *or goat cheese


  • In a colander set over a bowl, sprinkle salt over diced cucumber. Let stand and drain for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the oil and vinegar together. Add the drained cucumber, fennel, apples, onion and tarragon. Toss and let stand for 5 - 10 minutes.
  • Add the romaine and toasted walnuts to the bowl, toss and season with sea salt and pepper. Top with crumbled feta or goat cheese and serve.


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 575mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 4990IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2.5mg