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Mesclun Pears and Blue Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Moilanen
Added: Sunday, February 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 cups mesclun or torn romaine
3 medium red and/or green pears, cored and thinly sliced
1/4 cup pear nectar or orange juice
2 tbsp. walnut oil or salad oil
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 cup broken walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese or Gorgonzola cheese

Directions:
Directions:
In a salad bowl, place mesclun and pear slices. Toss to combine.

For dressing, in a screw top jar, combine pear nectar, oil, vinegar, mustard, ginger, and 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper. Cover and shake well. Pour dressing over salad; toss lightly to coat.

Divide salad evenly among eight salad plates. Sprinkle each serving with nuts and cheese.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Make ahead tip: Prepare dressing; cover and chill for up to 1 week. Shake well before using.

Sugar-glazed walnuts make a sweet substitute for the toasted walnuts. Look for the sweet-coated nuts along with the other nuts or in the salad section of the supermarket.

 

 

 

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