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Quick Blue Cheese Pear Salad

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!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 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.

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  • bonito15
    Sep 3, 2016

    I love this recipe and with pears in season now it is a perfect very refreshing salad

  • kayakbabe1
    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