Apple Wedge Salad with Golden Balsamic Dressing

Susie D.


This wedge salad updates a classic while preserving the retro feel. Apples, walnuts, bacon, and gorgonzola is topped with a drizzle of sweet, creamy golden balsamic dressing.


★★★★★ 5 votes

15 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1
    head of iceberg lettuce
  • 1
    large gala apple, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 6 slice
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 8 Tbsp
    gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/3-1/2
    purple onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 c

  • 1/2 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    light olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    golden balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cracked black pepper

How to Make Apple Wedge Salad with Golden Balsamic Dressing


  1. Mix dressing ingredients and set aside.
    This may be hand mixed or use an immersion blender if you prefer an emulsion.
  2. Cut lettuce into 4-6 wedges and place on salad plates.
    Chop apple and stir in lemon juice to prevent browning.
  3. Divide the bacon, cheese, apples, walnuts, & onions evenly and sprinkle the wedges with them. drizzle each salad with dressing. Serve and enjoy.

Printable Recipe Card

About Apple Wedge Salad with Golden Balsamic Dressing

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

Show 5 Comments & Reviews

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

There’s just something we love about homemade cornbread in the fall. Paired with a bowl of chili, topped with pinto beans or just cooked to golden brown perfection in a cast iron skillet, cornbread is one of our favorite delicious comfort foods. From mom’s classic recipe to something a little spicier, we have a cornbread […]

Terrific Dishes That Are Made With American Cheese

Terrific Dishes That Are Made With American Cheese

American cheese on a burger is classic. Grilled cheese achieves its optimal gooeyness when American cheese is added. It may not be the fanciest of cheeses (technically it’s pasteurized process American cheese), but many many terrific dishes are made with American cheese. Next time you’re at the deli counter, pick up a pound of sliced […]

27 Healthy Fall Recipes

27 Healthy Fall Recipes

Enjoying all the delicious fall comfort foods without gaining the fall fifteen is always a challenge – but, we’re here to help! These healthy fall recipes let you enjoy pumpkin, chili, sweet potato, apple, squash and more without feeling any guilt.