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Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

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Pear and Blue Cheese Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 2
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Toasting the walnuts gives this quick-fix salad an extra-special touch!
Updated Aug 14, 2006

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups bite-size pieces romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 red pear, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Cider Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons walnut, olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix all salad ingredients.
  • 2
    In tightly covered container, shake all vinaigrette ingredients until well blended. Add to salad; toss to mix.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Over 5,000 varieties of pears are grown throughout the world!
  • tip 2
    To toast walnuts, heat oven to 350ºF. Bake in an ungreased shallow pan about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition

240 Calories, 21 g Total Fat, 4 g Protein, 10 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Sodium
180 mg
Potassium
280 mg
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
4 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
24%
24%
Vitamin C
24%
24%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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