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Apple Gorgonzola Salad Recipe
Apple Gorgonzola Salad {Bucca Di Beppo Copy-Cat Recipe}
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
A copycat of the famous Bucca Di Beppo salad - crisp greens, green apples, walnuts, and gorgonzola with a mustard vinaigrette.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: apple gorgonzola salad, bucca di beppo copycat, mustard vinaigretter
Servings: 8
Calories: 374 kcal
Author: Kadee
  • 2 romaine lettuce hearts chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 green apple diced
  • 1 green apple sliced
  • 1 cup candied pecans recipe below
  • mustard vinaigrette recipe below
Candied Pecans
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • pinch of ground red pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups whole pecans
Mustard Vinaigrette
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Toss together lettuce, cheese, diced apple, walnuts, and cranberries. Toss with desired amount of mustard vinaigrette. Garnish with sliced apples.
Candied Pecans
  1. Combine all ingredients in a frying pan. Heat over medium heat until sugar is melted and nuts are toasted.
  2. Transfer to a lightly greased sheet of foil to cool.

  3. Store in a ziplock bag
Mustard Vinaigrette
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Gorgonzola Salad {Bucca Di Beppo Copy-Cat Recipe}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 374 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 468mg20%
Potassium 129mg4%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 830IU17%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.