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Rocky Mountaineer Train

Locally Inspired with Rocky Mountaineer:

Okanagan Sweet Apple Salad

Onboard Rocky Mountaineer, guests will enjoy locally inspired cuisine. From Fraser River salmon to Okanagan wines, bring the flavours of Western Canada home with this recipe: Okanagan Sweet Apple Salad!

Apple salad

Serves 4

Sweet Apple Salad

  • 1 cup baby greens
  • ½ cup Agassiz hazelnuts, shell off
  • 2 Okanagan Fuji apples

Hazelnut Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup hazelnut oil

Sweet Apple Salad: Wash the baby greens and spin dry before using. Preheat oven to 175°C / 350°F. Place hazelnuts on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven and rough-chop the hazelnuts using a large knife.

Hazelnut Vinaigrette: Mix the balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add in the hazelnut oil and whisk well.