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Chopped salad with spinach, apples, pears, and Gorgonzola cheese

Delicious chopped salad with spinach, pomegranates, mango, apples, pears, and Gorgonzola cheese with an easy homemade balsamic salad dressing. 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 343 kcal

Ingredients

Salad ingredients:

  • 6 cups spinach chopped
  • 1 Fuji apple cored, diced
  • 1 pear cored, diced
  • 1 mango peeled, diced
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts whole, toasted, husked
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/3 cup Gorgonzola cheese crumbled

Salad Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Instructions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combined chopped spinach, diced apple, dice pear, diced mango, hazelnuts, and pomegranate seeds. Mix ingredients well.

  2. To make salad dressing: in a separate small mixing bowl, mix vinegar with olive oil, honey, whisking until emulsified.

  3. Add dressing to the salad and toss until well mixed. Top with crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is adapted from Epicurious recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Chopped salad with spinach, apples, pears, and Gorgonzola cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 343 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 172mg7%
Potassium 564mg16%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 4740IU95%
Vitamin C 32.6mg40%
Calcium 124mg12%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.