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Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad Recipe

Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad Recipe

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. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Reviews for Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad

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maddie#3 183426
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

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

mrs. marvelous 183424
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"Put his over the top with dried cherries!"

yxr 98701
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2010

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

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