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Basil and Blue Cheese Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 12

This vibrant salad made with salad greens, fruit, blue cheese and basil will lend color and bright flavor as a Thanksgiving side dish. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/3
cup olive oil
1/3
cup seasoned rice vinegar
1
teaspoon country-style Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
10
cups mixed salad greens
1/2
cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
2
ripe pears, thinly sliced
2
navel oranges, sectioned
2
avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced
1
cup crumbled blue cheese (4 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, stir oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper flakes with whisk.
  • 2
    In large bowl, toss salad greens and basil. Add pears, oranges, avocados and blue cheese; gently toss. Drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • The dressing can be mixed and refrigerated up to 24 hours before using.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
0%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
0%
Sodium
340mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
0%
Dietary Fiber
5g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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