Romaine with Gorgonzola and Walnut Salad


Romaine with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

This is a quick delicious salad.  The gorgonzola is such a great cheese, loaded with flavor.  And to top it all is a fabulous dressing.

 

Ingredients
1 Large head of Romaine Lettuce (If you are using Romaine hearts use 2)
5 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 TBSP Red Wine Vinegar
1 Cup Gorgonzola Cheese – crumbled
1/2 Cup Walnuts – chopped
Fresh ground Black Pepper
Salt to taste

 

 

Instructions
 In a large bowl, add the olive oil, vinegar, pinch of salt and black pepper. Whisk until evenly blended.  Add 1/2 the cheese and mash with a fork until it is combined into the olive oil mixture.  Add 1/2 the walnuts and mix again.
Wash the romaine and cut or tear it into bite sized pieces.  Dry the lettuce and add it to the dressing.  Mix until all the lettuce is covered.  Top the salad with the remaining gorgonzola crumbles and the remaining nuts.   Add salt and pepper to taste.

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