Made with just five ingredients, this special salad from Ginger Smiser of Blanco, Texas is a cinch to put together. Chopped pear balances the rich blue cheese while almonds lend crunch and sweetness. Add a drizzle of dressing, and you’re done!
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- 3 cups hearts of romaine salad mix
- 1 large pear, chopped
- 1/3 cup slivered almonds
- 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
- In a large bowl, combine the salad mix, pear, almonds and blue cheese. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Blue Cheese Pear Salad in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p29
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Reviewed Sep. 3, 2016
"I love this recipe and with pears in season now it is a perfect very refreshing salad"
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2013
"Very tasty and pretty presentation. I ended up making my own poppy seed dressing, which was very good too.CREAMY POPPY SEED DRESSING recipe:1/4 cup mayonnaise2 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon sour cream1 tablespoon milk2-1/4 teaspoons cider vinegar1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds"