Missy's Candied Walnut Gorgonzola Salad

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A yummy, easy salad with candied walnuts, cranberries, Gorgonzola cheese, mixed greens, and a raspberry vinaigrette. It's always a big hit and is requested by my friends and family constantly! Even my picky fiance!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup walnut halves

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 3 cups mixed greens

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinaigrette

  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Place walnuts and sugar in a skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly until the sugar dissolves into a light brown liquid and coats the walnuts. Remove walnuts from skillet, and spread them out on a sheet of aluminum foil to cool.

  2. Place in a large salad bowl the mixed greens, cranberries, cheese, vinaigrette, vinegar, and olive oil. Toss gently; add candied walnuts, and toss again.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
19g Fat
29g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 273mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 8mg 39%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 149mg 3%

* 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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