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Cafe's Winter Asian Apple Pear Salad with Roasted Pecans and Gorgonzola Recipe

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This recipe for Cafe's Winter Asian Apple Pear Salad with Roasted Pecans and Gorgonzola, by , is from The Perry Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anne Frederick
Added: Sunday, February 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 medium size Asian Apple Pears quartered, cored and thinly sliced (regular apples or pears can be used instead)
1/2 cups coarsely chopped roasted pecans (roasted walnuts can be used instead)
4 cups mixed baby greens, cleaned, dried
9 oz. aged Wisconsin gorgonzola, broken into teaspoon sized pieces (good blue cheese can be used instead)
1/3 cup dried cranberries, but fresh and soft
1/3 cup green onions, green part only
Cranberry Vinaigrette (recipe to follow)

Directions:
Directions:
In a salad bowl, gently toss together apple pears and remaining ingredients with half of the cranberry vinaigrette. Arrange on plates, drizzle the rest of the vinaigrette and serve.

Cranberry Vinaigrette - Whisk together in a bowl:
1/3 cup olive oil
2-1/2 T red wine vinegar
2 to 2-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots
1/4 cup frozen pure cranberry concentrate (thawed but not diluted)
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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