Orange, Walnut, Gorgonzola & Mixed Greens Salad Recipe

This  fresh, easy salad comes together in a snap and takes advantage of the sweet, tanginess of fresh oranges and balsamic vinegar. It is a great option for a healthy, light lunch or as a side salad at dinner time.

Orange, Walnut, Gorgonzola & Mixed Greens Salad Recipe

3/4 cup walnut halves
10 ounces mixed salad greens with arugula
2 large navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/2 cup sliced red onion
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Place the walnuts in a skillet over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. In a large bowl, toss the toasted walnuts, salad greens, oranges, and red onion. 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. Divide the salad greens mixture into individual servings. To serve, sprinkle with Gorgonzola cheese, and drizzle with the dressing mixture.

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