easy balsamic mixed green salad
  • (4 cups) escarole, washed, patted dry, and torn into bite-size pieces
  • (4 cups) baby arugula, washed and patted dry
  • (1 head) fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • (1/4 cup) pecan pieces, toasted
  • (1/4 cup) Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • (1/4 cup) dried cranberries
  • (4 Tbsp.) light bottled balsamic vinaigrette



Easy Balsamic Mixed Green Salad

Escarole and arugula tossed with sliced fennel, pecans, Gorgonzola cheese and dried cranberries in a balsamic vinaigrette.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1In a large bowl, toss together escarole, arugula, fennel, pecans, cheese and cranberries. Serve with 1 Tbsp. dressing per serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of salad

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 160
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 18 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Sodium 272 mg
  • Fiber 4.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Green Salads with No Meat

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.