Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Salad
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This delicious salad is not only full of flavor but has the best topping ever, including gorgonzola cheese, dried cranberries, and walnuts along with apples in a creamy balsamic dressing and tender greens.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 servings
  • 2 cups baby kale or other lettuce greens
  • 2 tablespoons dry cranberries
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese (or blue cheese)
  • 1 honey crisp apple
  • chicken cooked optional
Balsamic Dressing
  • 2/3 cup oil I use avocado oil (can use any olive oil or other great tasting oil)
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mustard (dijon, spicy brown, or 1/2 dry mustard)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano
  • pinch of salt and black pepper
  • If you won't want to make the dressing buy a balsamic vinaigrette dressing and add mustard to make it thicker and creamier
  1. Mix the salad dressing in a jar.
  2. Add oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, garlic, oregano, along with salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  3. Place the greens into a medium bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of dressing (add more if desired).
  4. Core and slice apple and lay apple onto greens.
  5. Then add the cheese, cranberries, and walnuts.
  6. Serve immediately.
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