Italian Pistachio Apple Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Cook4_6

An orange-flavored balsamic dressing lends refreshing flavor to baby greens and apple slices. Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens

Top Review by KerfuffleUponWincle

Easy and delicious! I made one serving and wished I'd made more ~ Would be great with chicken! Tagged for Summer Photo Tag 2013 (due July 29th).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup orange juice (about 1/2 large orange, fresh squeezed)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon hot sweet mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 4 cups mixed baby greens
  • 1 granny smith apple, cored and thinly sliced (or any other tart apple)
  • 12 gorgonzola, crumbled
  • 14 cup pistachio nut, roasted


  1. For dressing, whisk together orange juice, balsamic vinegar, mustard, and garlic; gradually whisk in oil until well blended. Set aside to mellow flavors.
  2. For salad, divide greens among four salad plates. Top with apple slices. Sprinkle with cheese and nuts. Whisk dressing; drizzle over salads.

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