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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! MORE + LESS -

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

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

Over 5,000 varieties of pears are grown throughout the world!

To toast walnuts, heat oven to 350ºF. Bake in an ungreased shallow pan about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
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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