Blue Cheese Salad with Onion and Pear Recipe

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Blue Cheese Salad with Onion and Pear Recipe
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Blue Cheese Salad with Onion and Pear Recipe

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This pretty and flavorful salad with a contrast of texture is refreshing and versatile…a nice accompaniment to a variety of entrees. Using this list of ingredients as a base for two, it can easily be increased to serve many more.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 1 can (8-1/2 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 2 thin slices red onion, separated into rings
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder

Directions

Divide lettuce between two salad plates. Top with pears, onion, blue cheese and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, syrup, mustard, garlic powder and onion powder until blended. Drizzle over salads. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Blue Cheese Pear Salad in Reminisce February/March 2007, p 49

  • 3 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 1 can (8-1/2 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 2 thin slices red onion, separated into rings
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  1. Divide lettuce between two salad plates. Top with pears, onion, blue cheese and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, syrup, mustard, garlic powder and onion powder until blended. Drizzle over salads. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Blue Cheese Pear Salad in Reminisce February/March 2007, p 49

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cwbuff2 User ID: 5946195 151826
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2013

"This salad was tangy and tasty. easy to prepare, too! I made it for 4 - FYI there are about 5 pear halves in one can of pears. You can also slice the pears and fan them out for an even snazzier presentation. Great change of pace!"

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