Early Apple Mizuna Salad

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Author Notes: On our farm we grow mizuna to maturity and harvest bundles of it that are perfect for salads and stir-fries. These sweet, tart salad is perfect for early fall. Early Morning Farm


Serves 4

For the Salad

  • 1 bunch mizuna
  • 1 apple
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 lemon


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  1. Slice the apple into quarters around the core. Slice the quarters into thin slices, then cut those into batons or matchsticks leaving a bit of peel on both ends. Place the apples in a bowl and squeeze half a lemon over them. Toss to coat.
  2. Remove the stem ends from the bunch of mizuna, wash, dry, and chop into bite size pieces. Toss the mizuna with the apples.
  3. Place the dressing ingredients in a small jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake to combine. Toss the mizuna and apples with the dressing. Garnish with sunflower seeds and dried cranberries.

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