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Pear Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

Pear Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

Tina Green of Albany, Oregon dishes up this refreshing salad as a main course on hot days or to serve with grilled meat. "It only takes a few minutes to prepare while the grill is warming," she notes. "I first tried it at a restaurant and adopted it to our taste."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/2 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 1/2 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 slice sweet onion, separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons poppy seed salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. In a small heavy skillet, melt sugar over low heat. Add walnuts and stir to coat. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Divide lettuce between two serving plates; top with the cheddar cheese, pear and onion. Sprinkle with blue cheese and sugared walnuts. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 312 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 682mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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