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Apple Gorgonzola Salad

  • Heart Healthy Recipeapple gorgonzola salad
  • Diabetes Recipe
  • Gluten-Free

Apples and Gorgonzola are a terrific match. Try this hearty salad filled with fall flavors for an easy lunch or light dinner. Sweet balsamic vinegar is spiced up with mustard for a tasty dressing.


  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp spicy brown mustard (gluten free if needed)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 apples cored and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 5 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • Black pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and mustard. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until emulsified.
  • In a large bowl, combine the apples, Romaine, walnuts and Gorgonzola. Add the vinaigrette, season with black pepper and toss to coat evenly.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 cup salad plus 1 Tbsp dressing

Per Serving: 
Calories: 161 
Fat: 9g 
Saturated Fat: 3g 
Cholesterol: 9mg 
Sodium: 111mg
Carbohydrates: 19g 
Fiber: 4g 
Protein: 3g

Yield: 6 servings

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