Greens with Gorgonzola Dressing

The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Tea adds depth to the dressing of these simple dressed greens.

Greens with Gorgonzola Dressing

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 1 ounce Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 tablespoons strong brewed tea, (such as Earl Grey)
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens


  1. Mash Gorgonzola with a whisk in a large bowl. Whisk in tea, vinegar, oil, shallot, mustard, salt and pepper. Toss with salad greens.

Tips & Notes

  • A tiny amount of full-flavored cheese, such as Gorgonzola, will flavor a large amount of healthful greens.


Per serving: 73 calories; 6 g fat (2 g sat, 3 g mono); 6 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 2 g fiber; 207 mg sodium; 271 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (47% daily value), Folate (24% dv), Vitamin C (23% dv).

Exchanges: 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat

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