Dried Cherry, Walnut and Gorgonzola Salad

15 minutes and two steps is all it takes to toss together a cheesy and nutty lettuce salad.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon white wine vinegar
2
teaspoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
bag (10 ounces) romaine and leaf lettuce salad mix (about 4 cups)
1/2
cup dried cherries
1/2
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (2 ounces)
1/2
cup coarsely chopped walnuts

  • 1 Beat vinegar, mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper in small bowl with wire whisk until blended. Gradually beat in oil until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2 Just before serving, place lettuce in large bowl. Pour dressing over lettuce; toss. Divide lettuce among serving plates. Sprinkle with cherries, cheese and walnuts.

Expert Tips

Make the dressing for this quick and elegant salad a day ahead of time; cover and refrigerate. Toss lettuce with the dressing just before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
305),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 5 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.