Ingredients

  • 1 package mixed baby greens
  • 1 large ripe pear (Bartlett or d’Anjou)
  • 3 oz crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 oz walnuts, chopped
  • 4 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Fresh Stemilt pears combine with blue cheese, walnuts, and homemade dressing to make one refreshing salad.

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  • Yield
    6 servings
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
  • Total time
  • Cuisine
    American
  • In Category
    Lunch, Dinner,
  • Level
    Simple

Instructions

  1. Divide the mixed baby greens onto six salad plates.
  2. Peel and slice the pear thinly.
  3. Top the salad greens with pear slices, dividing the slices among the 6 plates.
  4. Top each salad with ½ oz. of the crumbled blue cheese.
  5. Next, top the salads with ½ oz. of the chopped walnuts.

For the dressing:

  1. Combine 4 TBSP of extra-virgin olive oil with 2 TBSP of balsamic vinegar.
  2. Mix in the Dijon mustard, sugar and salt.
  3. Top each salad with the dressing and serve immediately.
  4. Note:  May substitute plain chopped walnuts for candy coated ones, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 228
  • Fat Content: 20g (sat 5g, poly 6g, mono 9g)
  • Protein Content: 5g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 10g
  • Fiber Content: 3g
  • Sugar Content: 6g
  • Cholesterol Content: 11mg
  • Sodium Content: 232mg