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Fennel, and Arugula Salad with Gorganzola and Walnuts

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Serves: 6
Prep Time: 20m
Cook Time: 0m

The balance between the peppery arugula, sharp Gorgonzola, and nutty walnuts makes for a filling and healthy salad.


  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 0.5 cup olive oil
  • 8 cups red leaf lettuce, shredded
  • 2 cups fennel, thinly sliced
  • 0.5 cup walnuts
  • 0.5 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 6 cups arugula

Step 1

Toast the walnuts in a hot skillet until they are just beginning to brown. Remove from heat and let cool, then roughly chop.

Step 2

With a mandolin or sharp knife thinly shave the fennel lengthwise

Step 3

In a bowl toss together the lettuce, the fennel, the walnuts, the Gorgonzola, and the dressing.

Step 4

On each of 8 plates arrange some of the arugula, and divide the lettuce mixture among the plates.

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