Mandarin Orange, Gorgonzola and Almond Delight Recipe


1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds
1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, juice reserved
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
12 ounces mixed salad greens
1 cup Gorgonzola cheese


Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add almonds, and cook, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted. Remove from heat, and set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons reserved mandarin orange juice, oil, and vinegar.

In a large salad bowl, toss together the toasted almonds, mandarin oranges, mixed salad greens, and Gorgonzola cheese. Just before serving, pour dressing on salad, and toss to coat.