Gorgonzola And Apple Salad

Gorgonzola And Apple Salad
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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. Click here to see 7 No-Cook Side Dishes.
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey, preferably golden blossom
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoon red-wine or balsamic vinegar
  • 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
  1. 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.
  2. Place the lettuce, cheese, and apples in a large salad bowl. Toss with the dressing. Add the pecans, and toss again. Serve.