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Gorgonzola Apple and Walnut Salad

  Salad oil 5 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Walnut halves 240 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Walnut oil 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1 Dash
  Tart green apples 2 Large
  Green leaf lettuce head/Romaine lettuce head 1 Large, rinsed and crisped
  Crumbled gorgonzola cheese 3 Ounce (85 Gram)

In an 8-inch (20-cm) square baking pan, combine 1 tablespoon of the salad oil, soy sauce, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, ginger, and garlic powder.
Add walnuts and stir to coat.
Spread nuts in a single layer.
Bake in a 250°F (120°C) oven, stirring occasionally, until crisp and browned (about 30 minutes).
Let cool on paper towels.
If made ahead, store airtight at room temperature for up to 1 week.
In a small bowl, combine remaining salad oil, walnut oil, vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, pepper, and remaining salt; blend well and set aside.
Core and thinly slice apples.
Tear lettuce into bite-size pieces.
Combine lettuce and apples in a serving bowl.
Mix dressing again and pour over salad.
Mix gently.
Sprinkle with walnuts and cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3333 Calories from Fat 2760

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 320 g492.9%

Saturated Fat 41.8 g209.1%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 75 mg25%

Sodium 2324.5 mg96.9%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 32.1 g128.3%

Sugars 38.7 g

Protein 62 g124.3%

Vitamin A 690.1% Vitamin C 303.6%

Calcium 99.5% Iron 62.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gorgonzola Apple And Walnut Salad Recipe