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Pear and Gorgonzola Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lise
Added: Saturday, July 29, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pear cut in 1/2 in. chunks
1 c. walnuts, chopped
2 T. sugar
3-4 c. romaine lettuce
Girard's champagne dressing
1/2 c. Crumbled gorgonzola cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Marinate pears in 1/2 c. dressing for 2-3 hours. Candy walnuts in saucepan over medium heat with 2 T. sugar until sugar is melted (about 10 minutes) Tear up lettuce and add pears, nuts and dressing to taste. Top with gorgonzola cheese

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I sometimes add dried cranberries to this as well.
Also - Granny Smith Apples can be substituted for Pears.

 

 

 

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