Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Salad Recipe

Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Salad Recipe
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Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Salad Recipe

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I served this at a recent dinner party. The contrast in flavors and textures and the beautiful presentation were a great way to start the evening. —Jennifer Daskevich, Los Angeles, California
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chopped shallot
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 medium pears, halved and cored
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 cups fresh arugula

Directions

Whisk the first nine ingredients. In another bowl, combine cheese, walnuts and honey until blended. Set aside vinaigrette and cheese mixture.
Brush pear halves with oil. Place pear halves, cut sides down, on an oiled grill rack over medium heat. Grill, covered, 4 minutes. Turn; fill with Gorgonzola mixture. Grill, covered, until pears are lightly browned, 4-6 minutes longer.
Drizzle vinaigrette over arugula; toss to coat. Divide between four salad plates; top with pear halves. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Salad in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2017, p149

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 332 calories, 26g fat (5g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 358mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chopped shallot
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 medium pears, halved and cored
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  1. Whisk the first nine ingredients. In another bowl, combine cheese, walnuts and honey until blended. Set aside vinaigrette and cheese mixture.
  2. Brush pear halves with oil. Place pear halves, cut sides down, on an oiled grill rack over medium heat. Grill, covered, 4 minutes. Turn; fill with Gorgonzola mixture. Grill, covered, until pears are lightly browned, 4-6 minutes longer.
  3. Drizzle vinaigrette over arugula; toss to coat. Divide between four salad plates; top with pear halves. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Salad in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2017, p149

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