Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese

Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese

Romaine salad with a lemon vinaigrette, crumbled blue cheese, and walnuts.

Coupling Romaine's crisp and crunchy leaves with a slightly pungent blue cheese is a classic combination.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min

320 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 Romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces   550 g
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil   65 mL
1 green onions/scallions, minced   15 g
2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   3/4 lemon
2 tsp Dijon mustard   10 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
140 g blue cheese, crumbled    
1/2 cup walnuts [optional]   50 g

Method

  1. Wash the romaine lettuce, then spin-dry. Tear the leaves into bite-size pieces and place them in a bowl. Mince the green onions and add them to the bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, and mustard until the dressing is emulsified. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat well.
  3. Crumble the cheese and sprinkle it over the salad. Garnish with walnuts, if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (200g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

320

Fat

29 g

45 %

Saturated 9 g
+ Trans 0 g

45 %

Cholesterol

25 mg

Sodium

530 mg

22 %

Carbohydrate

7 g

2 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

10 g

Vitamin A

110 %

Vitamin C

60 %

Calcium

20 %

Iron

10 %

More info

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: ¾ serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

More info

Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6
Good source of :
Calcium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Bone-healthy

More info


This recipe is in the following categories: Cheese | Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Bone-healthy | Halal | High Calcium | Kosher | Source of Omega-3 | Vegetarian | No Cook

You may like :

Go to the blog >>

Newsletter

Get nutrition advice and cooking tips delivered for free in your mail box every week!