Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

Blue cheese with pears and walnuts


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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[Total: 2   Average: 5/5]


Because you don’t want to throw together an afterthought salad for your Thanksgiving table.

  • 1/3 Cup Walnut Pieces
  • 3 Tablespoons Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 8 Ounces Mixed Baby Greens
  • 2 Pears (Cored & Thinly Sliced)
  • 1 Ounce Crumbled Blue Cheese
  1. In dry sauté pan over a medium-low heat toast walnut pieces 5 minutes until fragrant and starting to brown. Remove from heat and transfer to plate to cool. Coarsely chop walnuts. Set aside.
  2. In large-size bowl whisk together vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, kosher salt, and pepper. Whisking constantly add olive oil in thin stream until combined.
  3. In large-size bowl combined greens, pears, and walnuts. Add dressing. Toss to coat.
  4. Divide among 4 salad plates. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese.
  5. Serve immediately.
  6. Serves 4
  7. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 5 Minutes Total Time: 25 Minutes
  8. "Work With What You Got!"
  9. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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