Apple and Gorgonzola Cheese Salad

Apple and Gorgonzola Cheese Salad
Summary

This crowd pleaser includes sweet fall apples that balance out the pungent flavor of Gorgonzola cheese. Pair the salad with roasted chicken, turkey or pork tenderloin.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    8 Servings
  • Serving size
    about 1 1/4 cups
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

  • Serving Size
    about 1 1/4 cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 150

  • Total Fat 10g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 95mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 10g
  • Protein 2g
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • large Braeburn apples (thinly sliced)
    2
  • fresh lemon juice
    2 tbsp
  • large carrot (peeled and thinly sliced)
    1
  • mixed salad greens
    8 cup
  • small red onion (thinly sliced)
    1
  • fresh orange juice
    2 tbsp
  • honey
    1 tbsp
  • fresh lemon juice
    2 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard
    2 tsp
  • walnut oil
    1/4 cup
  • toasted walnut pieces
    1/4 cup
  • Gorgonzola cheese (crumbled)
    3 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Coat the apples with the lemon juice and set aside. Place the carrot slices and mixed greens on a platter. Top with the onion and set aside.

  2. Whisk together the orange and lemon juices, honey and mustard. Slowly add the oil in a thin stream, whisking constantly.

  3. Add the apples to the salad. Top with walnuts and cheese. Drizzle on the vinaigrette.

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