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Pear-Salad
Pear Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette
Prep Time
15 mins
 
Quick and Easy Pear Salad with Blue Cheese along with a Dijon Vinaigrette to make for a dinner party during the holiday season
Course: Salad
Cuisine: French, Gluten Free
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 259 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 Romaine lettuce
  • 2 pears sliced
  • ¼ cup blue cheese
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup pomegranate
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • ¼ lemon juice
  • Salt & Pepper
Instructions
Salad
  1. Chop and wash the Romaine lettuce to place into a bowl.
  2. Slice the pears and sprinkles the lemon juice and mix gently to coat each slice, then place on top the lettuce.
  3. Crumble the blue cheese on into the bowl.
  4. Place the pomegranates on to top.
  5. Add the chop walnuts.
Dressing
  1. Add the olive oil in a bowl with the Dijon mustard.
  2. Mix and then add the lemon juice.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe Notes

If making salad in advance I will slice the bartlett pear to and sprinkle them with lemon juice. This helps to prevent browning and enhances the flavor of the pear. I also leave the pears out to room temperature. They seem to be juicer then when they are cold. The final tip is to make your salad dressing in advance and make extra for later.

Nutrition Facts
Pear Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 137mg6%
Potassium 151mg4%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 464IU9%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.