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Salad, Pear and Blue Cheese with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irene Carignan
Added: Thursday, November 20, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 cups assorted greens
1 cup crumbled blue cheese
4 pears, cored and sliced or chunked
1 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds or pecans)

Dressing:
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
3 Tbs. Dijon Mustard
1/2 cup seedless blackberry preserves
2 cloves minced garlic
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 cup olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Whisk vinegar, Dijon, preserves, garlic, salt and pepper in bowl until well mixed. Add olive oil in fine stream, whisking until blended.
Pour over greens, blue cheese, pears and nuts which you have placed in a large bowl or platter.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a Holiday or company size salad. You can adjust to fit your situation. A wonderful blend of flavors!~

 

 

 

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