Fennel, Apple, and Asher Blue Cheese Salad


Affairs to Remember executive chef Ahmad Nourzad shares this autumn dish featuring Georgia ingredients.

1/4 cup lemon juice
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Savannah Bee Company Tupelo honey
Kosher salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 North Georgia Gala apple, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon currants
1 medium fennel bulb, quartered, cored and thinly sliced crosswise (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup crumbled  Sweet Grass Dairy Asher blue cheese

In a mixing bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper. Toss with the apples, currants, and fennel until well combined. Gently toss in the blue cheese. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Makes 4 servings. Preparation time: 10 minutes