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Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad Recipe
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Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad Recipe

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This pretty salad is a tasty way to get your greens. To change it up, swap apples for pears and pecans for walnuts. —Joylyn Trickel, Helendale, CA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large pears, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup raspberry vinaigrette

Directions

  1. Toss pears with lemon juice. In a large bowl, combine greens, cheese, walnuts and pears. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2010, p92


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maddie#3 User ID: 4793667 183426
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"This is delicious second time I put Blue cheese in and poach the pears"

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mrs. marvelous User ID: 5558083 183424
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"Put his over the top with dried cherries!"

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yxr User ID: 472396 98701
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2010

"Excellent! Bursting with flavor! Also good with fresh basil and toasted pine nuts."

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