Mixed Green Salad with Gorgonzola

Mixed Green Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts, Apple, Cranberries and Pine Nuts
Mixed Green Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts, Apple, Cranberries and Pine Nuts with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

This mixed green salad with Gorgonzola, pancetta, walnuts, apple, cranberries and pine nuts, in a wonderful balsamic vinaigrette is the perfect start to a wonderful meal.   Delicious.

Mixed Green Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts, Apple, Cranberries and Pine Nuts

Mixed Green Salad with Gorgonzola, Pancetta, Walnuts, Apple, Cranberries and Pine Nuts

This mixed green salad with Gorgonzola, pancetta, walnuts, apples, cranberries and pine nuts in a wonderful balsamic vinaigrette is the perfect salad for a really special meal. And easy!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Salad
Keyword: Gorgonzola
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

  • 10 oz mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 4 oz sliced pancetta diced
  • 3/4 cup walnuts lightly toasted
  • 2 Granny Smith apples cored and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts lightly toasted
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette or more, to taste

Instructions

  • Cook pancetta in a skillet over medium heat until cripsy...about 5 minutes. Drain on plate with a paper towel.
  • Place washed and dried mixed greens in a large bowl.
  • Dress the greens with the vinaigrette.
  • Add the Gorgonzola, pancetta, walnuts, cranberries and toasted walnuts and pine nuts.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the salad to the serving plates.
  • Arrange the apple slices on top of the salad.  Serve at once. 
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