Apple Gorganzola Salad with Red Wine Vinegarette


This salad is so good and so easy to put together. I love to make this when I am short on time.   Add some grilled chicken and serve with homemade rolls and honey butter for a full dinner.    

Hope you enjoy and Happy cooking,

Vonnie

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

 

 DIRECTIONS:

In small bowl, beat vinaigrette ingredients with wire whisk until smooth.

In large bowl,  toss salad ingredients with vinaigrette just before serving.

To toast nuts, heat oven to 350°F. Spread nuts in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

The vinaigrette can be made up to 2 days ahead of time. Cover tightly and refrigerate until serving time. This salad is so good.  Add some grilled chicken if desired.

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