Green Salad with Apples and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

serves 4-6

2 heads Bibb lettuce, washed, dried, and torn into pieces

2 generous handfuls of mixed greens, washed and dried

1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced or cut into matchsticks

4 Tablespoons Canola or other neutral oil

2-3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 medium shallot, finely minced

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Pinch of granulated sugar

1 ounce quality creamy blue cheese 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, shallot, mustard, and sugar.  Crumble in the blue cheese and mash slightly with the back of a fork; whisk again.  Toss the lettuce and greens along with the apple.  Pour the vinaigrette over the green mixture and toss to combine.  Serve immediately.  Enjoy!

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