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Fresh Pear and Fig Mixed Green Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Pear and Fig Mixed Green Salad, by , is from David Lytle Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Wednesday, July 4, 2007


4 cups salad mix, store bought
1 bartlett pear, cored and thinly sliced
6 fresh figs (green or purple), sliced in 1/2
4 tablespoons crumbled Gorgonzola
4 tablespoons toasted chopped pecans
Lemon Vinaigrette, recipe follows

Place a pile of greens on each salad plate. Arrange the fruits on top and sprinkle with cheese and nuts. Lightly drizzle with vinaigrette.

Lemon Vinaigrette:
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon extract
2 tablespoons lemon curd
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.




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