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Fuji Apple Salad Recipe

This fun and tasty Fuji apple salad recipe is great for lunches, brunch, and even a light dinner. It’s a great salad recipe that is fresh and delicious!

Making an apple salad is easy and fun. These dried apple chips make for a great addition to any fall salad. If you need a tasty lunch or brunch recipe you have to try this fuji apple salad.

You can make your own apple chips or you can purchase them already dried and ready to go, either way this delicious salad is great for the whole family and perfect for healthy lunches throughout the week!

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Finished pin showing the fuji apple salad recipe ready to eat.

There’s nothing worse than a complicated recipe. This simple fuji apple salad recipe is great for fall and even the summer months as well.

It’s a great recipe for quick lunches because it comes together in just a few minutes. It includes a delicious homemade dressing that is equally easy to make. Everyone will love this tasty salad that has plenty of texture and flavor.

One thing is for sure, this is not your average boring salad recipe! If you get sick of eating salads that are always the same, this is a great lunch recipe to mix things up a bit!

two bowls of the finished fuji apple salad ready to eat.

How many servings does this recipe make?

This particular recipe makes about 4 servings of a good sized salad. You can always serve it up as more or less servings depending on your particular needs.

If you want to serve a big crowd you can easily double this recipe to make a big batch that will work great for luncheons, brunch parties, and parties.

You can also cut the recipe in half if you want to make less or you don’t want to have leftovers. Cutting the recipe in half is a great idea if you only have one or two people eating from it!

What you’ll need to make this tasty salad recipe:

This recipe is really easy to make. Fuji apple salad recipe includes romaine lettuce, cooked chicken breast, baby arugula, dried apple chips, ripe tomatoes, red onion, gorgonzola, and pecans.

The dressing you’ll make (easy homemade dressing for the win) includes olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, honey, apple juice, sea salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and ground ginger.

a close up of the finished fuji apple salad recipe ready to eat

Kitchen essentials for tasty recipes like this apple salad:

When you head into the kitchen to make some of these great recipes you’ll want to have the best tools on hand.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are great for all kinds of baking and not just cookies! My husband loves them for making biscuits, pizzas, and more!

Of course mixing bowls, a mixerspatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

How to make an easy salad with apples:

You are going to lose it when you see how easy it is to make this dressing and the fuji apple salad recipe. There are so many flavorful ingredients in this recipe that you won’t have to work too hard to make them shine!

ingredients needed to make this fuji apple salad recipe.

For the salad, combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss with dressing

ingredients for the salad in a bowl ready to be mixed.

For the dressing, whisk all ingredients together until well combined and drizzle over salad mix 

Ingredients for the dressing in a bowl ready to be whisked.

Can I make my own apple chips?

This recipe uses apple chips as a topping. Of course you can always leave them out if you don’t want them…though that leaves out the point of this apple salad, but you can also use this opportunity to learn how to dehydrate your own apples!

You can make them into apple chips which are crispy or you can make dried apples which are just oven dried and less crunch.

Apple chips are really easy to make. If you have an abundance of apples from apple picking or your own fruit tress this is a great recipe that you’ll want to try out!

A close up of the fuji apple salad recipe ready to eat.

Is this salad gluten free?

When I prepare this fuji apple salad recipe it is gluten free. You really only need to make sure your spices and ingredients don’t have any hidden gluten as most of the ingredients should naturally be completely free from gluten.

If you need to make this recipe dairy free you can also opt for a cheese that works for your dietary needs. There are lots of vegan and dairy free cheese options out there now which makes life so much easier.

Should I prep this salad in advance?

I don’t think I would make this particular salad recipe in advance. Things like the more delicate greens and the apple slices will get soggy and not be ideal for prepping this fuji apple salad recipe in advance.

The good thing is that this recipe is just about combining ingredients. There’s no real prep work involved in terms of preparing this salad recipe. You can make this recipe in just a few minutes so there’s no real need to make it in advance once you have the ingredients organized and ready to go.

A look at the finished salad with dressing ready to eat.

Do you have any other delicious apple recipes or salads for me to try?!

If you like this tasty salad you will definitely want to try out these other salad recipes as well as some of our other apple recipes!

There are some tasty salads as well as some delicious ways to use apples. If you need something to do with your all harvest you’ll want to save some of these recipes to try.

These salads and apple recipes are great meals that you an enjoy for lunches, brunch, or as a quick dinner. Nothing super fancy but a great meal that you can throw together that will be family friendly and simple to prepare.

Printable Recipe For Salad With Apples And Pecans:

Yield: 4 Servings

Fuji Apple Salad Recipe

close up of the finished fuji apple salad recipe ready to eat.

This fun and tasty Fuji apple salad recipe is great for lunches, brunch, and even a light dinner. It's a great salad recipe that is fresh and delicious!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • Salad:
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 3 cups cooked chicken breast, sliced thin
  • 2 cups baby arugula or power greens
  • 2-3 cups dried apple chips
  • 4 vine ripe tomatoes, wedged
  • ½ red onion, sliced thin
  • ⅓ cup gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled
  • ⅓ cup pecans, halved or chopped
  • Dressing:
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger


For the salad, combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss with dressing
For the dressing, whisk all ingredients together until well combined and drizzle over salad mix

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