Green Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Green Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 pound mixed salad greens

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Arrange almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in oven for 5 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the vinegar, oil, cranberries, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper, and water. Process until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the almonds, onion, blue cheese, and greens with the vinegar mixture until evenly coated.