Gorgonzola and Toasted Walnut Salad

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  • Ingredients

    2/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
    1/3 cup olive oil
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    1 clove garlic
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    Dash of pepper
    8 cups Green Giant® Fresh lettuce
    1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola or Roquefort cheese (2 oz)
    1/2 cup (1/2-inch) pieces Green Giant® Fresh chives

  • Directions

    1. To toast walnuts, cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until fragrant and golden brown. Remove walnuts from skillets and spread on plate to cool slightly.
    2. In blender or food processor, place 1/3 cup toasted walnuts and remaining dressing ingredients. Cover and blend on high speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
    3. In large bowl, toss remaining 1/3 cup toasted walnuts and salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad mixture; toss gently until salad is evenly coated.

  • Nutrition Facts

    1 Serving: Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 210); Total Fat 23g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 240mg; Potassium 320mg; Total Carbohydrate 5g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 5g

    % Daily Value: Vitamin A 50%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 10%; Iron 8%; Vitamin D 0%

  • 6 Servings

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