Mini Gem Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette


What are you craving these days? I'm craving salads, which is no surprise because they're a staple for me. Mini Gem Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette is the perfect example of one that doesn't need to be complicated to be delicious. The picture is worth a thousand words, and the name of this dish fills in the blanks. All I can say is that this was delicious and I'm looking forward to making it again very soon.

Ingredients for Mini Gem Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette:


Salad:

1 package of 6 Mini Gem Lettuce

1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup chopped chives


Vinaigrette:

1/3 cup olive oil

1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola

2 tablespoons red vinegar

2 teaspoons dijon mustard

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

1/8 teaspoon salt


Time-Saving Tips: Prepare the vinaigrette up to two hours before dressing the salad.


Let's see what we need.


We're ready to cook.



Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar or small bowl except for the gorgonzola; then add the cheese.


Halve each head of lettuce lengthwise. Then plate with the halved tomatoes. Shake up the dressing and drizzle over the salad and garnish with the chopped chives.


It's ready! Mini Gem Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette is simplicity at its best. It's a perfect side dish and can also be a main dish with grilled shrimp, chicken or beef.

Enjoy!


Mini Gem Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette:

Salad:

  • 1 package of 6 Mini Gem Lettuce

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

  • 1/4 cup chopped chives

Vinaigrette:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil

  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola

  • 2 tablespoons red vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard

  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

  • Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar or small bowl except for the gorgonzola; then add the cheese.

  • Halve each head of lettuce lengthwise. Then plate with the halved tomatoes. Shake up the dressing and drizzle over the salad and garnish with the chopped chives.

  • Time-Saving Tips: Prepare the vinaigrette up to two hours before dressing the salad.

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