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Romaine And Gorgonzola Salad

Romaine And Gorgonzola Salad is simply a delicious side dish recipe. A deadly combination of romaine and gorgonzola will surely tempt you to prepare this Romaine And Gorgonzola Salad dish on every party!
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Pecans 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Romaine heads 3 , torn in bite size pieces
  Gorgonzola cheese 6 Ounce

Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
Add the sugar, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and water; cook until mixture bubbles.
Add the pecans and cook for about 5 minutes or until pecans begin to caramelize and are well coated, stirring constantly.
Spread the pecans on a baking sheet to cool completely.
Whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.
Add the olive oil gradually, whisking until blended.
Add the romaine and pecans to the olive oil mixture and toss to combine.
Crumble the Gorgonzola cheese over the top.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313 Calories from Fat 256

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.1%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.4 mg7.1%

Sodium 458.8 mg19.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 8 g15.7%

Vitamin A 255.8% Vitamin C 53.9%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 10.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Romaine And Gorgonzola Salad Recipe