Orange, Walnut, Gorgonzola and Mixed Greens Salad with Fresh Citrus Vinaigrette


A tasty summery salad made with fresh oranges, red onions, glazed walnuts, and Gorgonzola cheese, then topped with a homemade citrus vinaigrette! Easy and delicious!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • ¾ cup walnut halves

  • 10 ounces mixed salad greens with arugula

  • 2 large navel oranges, peeled and sectioned

  • ½ cup sliced red onion

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • cup orange juice

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese


  1. Place the walnuts in a skillet over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until lightly browned.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the toasted walnuts, salad greens, oranges, and red onion.

  3. In a large jar with a lid, mix the olive oil, vegetable oil, orange juice, sugar, vinegar, mustard, oregano, and pepper. Seal jar, and shake to mix.

  4. Divide the salad greens mixture into individual servings. To serve, sprinkle with Gorgonzola cheese, and drizzle with the dressing mixture.

Editor's Note:

This recipe was scaled down to 4 servings in the December/January 2018 issue of Allrecipes magazine, using 1/2 of the red onion, walnut halves, and dressing listed above.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

368 Calories
30g Fat
23g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 368
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 51mg 256%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 316mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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