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Gorgonzola and Apple Salad

Gorgonzola and Apple Salad

Subtly sweet honey and punchy Dijon mustard make for a delicious dressing for this easy salad recipe that takes just minutes to prepare. Serve this salad as a prelude to a main course of grilled pork chops or roast chicken.

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Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon honey, preferably Golden Blossom
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons red-wine or balsamic vinegar

For the salad

  • 1 medium-sized head romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1-2 apples, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 Cup pecans or walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 Pound Gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled

Directions

For the dressing

Mix together the first 4 ingredients in a blender. Continue blending, slowly adding the olive oil until well mixed. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to use.

For the salad

Place the lettuce, cheese, and apples in a large salad bowl. Toss with the dressing. Add the pecans, and toss again. Serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings2
Calories Per Serving1039
Total Fat90g100%
Sugar28gN/A
Saturated20g99%
Cholesterol43mg14%
Protein19g39%
Carbs46g15%
Vitamin A1483µg100%
Vitamin B120.7µg11.5%
Vitamin B60.5mg23.4%
Vitamin C22mg36%
Vitamin D0.3µg0.1%
Vitamin E9mg45%
Vitamin K362µg100%
Calcium450mg45%
Fiber13g53%
Folate (food)459µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)459µg100%
Iron5mg27%
Magnesium107mg27%
Monounsaturated54gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg11%
Phosphorus422mg60%
Polyunsaturated12gN/A
Potassium1255mg36%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg30.6%
Sodium1492mg62%
Sugars, added9gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg30.7%
Zinc4mg24%