Gorgonzola and Dried Cherry Salad

Serves 6

This simple combination of leafy green lettuce, sweet red onion, sliced apples, roasted pecans and dried cherries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette can serve as a main lunch entrée or on the side in a more extravagant meal.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1 head leafy green lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 granny smith apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
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Method: 

Whisk together oil, vinegar, garlic, and salt and pepper in a small bowl to make a dressing. Toss pecans, cherries, lettuce, apples and onions together in a large salad bowl. Top with dressing and toss gently to coat. Garnish with Gorgonzola cheese and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:230 calories (170 from fat), 19g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 4g protein
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