Apple-Gorgonzola Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

20 minutes and two steps is all it takes to toss together a lovely salad.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
1/4
cup red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Salad

1
bag (10 oz) mixed baby greens or Italian-blend salad greens
1
medium red or green apple, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup crumbled Gorgonzola or blue cheese (2 oz)
1/3
cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 In small bowl, beat vinaigrette ingredients with wire whisk until smooth.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss salad ingredients with vinaigrette just before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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