Tuesday, February 2, 2010
CRANBERRY GORGONZOLA SALAD
1/3 cup canola oil
!/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, pressed
1 small head Bibb lettuce, torn
1 small head green leaf lettuce, torn
1 Granny Smith apple, diced
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
Combine first 4 ingredients; stir with a wire whisk until well blended. Set aside.
Just before serving, combine lettuces and remaining ingredients in large bowl and serve.
Yield: 8 servings
"Long, long ago, when dinosaurs ruled the land, there lived a dino who was the worst of them all: Gorgonzola.
Not really large, not really scary, Gorgonzola was known near and far for his . . . D.O. Yes, dinosaur odor. From horn to toe, Gorgonzola was one serious stinker. That is, until a bold little birdie decides it’s high time to show this soap-challenged big boy just how to clean up his act."-by Margie Palati