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Apple-and-Gorgonzola Salad With Maple Dressing

Light and refreshing, this easy apple-and-gorgonzola salad is a terrific mix of sweet, tart, salty, and savory flavors. 

Health DECEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 cups bagged prewashed European mixed salad greens
  • 2 large sliced Red Delicious apples
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Preparation

1. Combine first 5 ingredients (through pepper), stirring well with a whisk.

2. Combine greens and apple in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle salad with Gorgonzola cheese and pecans.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 179
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 22g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 162mg
  • Calcium: 107mg
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