Pear & Blue Cheese Salad
This crisp fall salad gets its tartness from fresh pears, an extra crunch from pecans and a hint of creaminess from blue cheese. It's simple, but always impresses. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 12 cups torn romaine
- 2/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
- 2 medium pears, sliced
- 2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 2/3 cup glazed pecans
- Place romaine in a large bowl. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Top with pears, cheese and pecans. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 133 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 324mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.
Originally published as Pear and Blue Cheese Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2012
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