CATEGORIES
Salad

Pear Salad with Cheese

Prep:
20 m
Cook:
10 m
Ready in:
30 m
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 6
Leaf lettuce
1 head, torn into bite-size pieces
Pears
3, peeled, cored and chopped
Roquefort cheese, crumbled 
5 ounces
Avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced 
Thinly sliced green onions 
1/2 cup
White sugar 
1/4 cup
Pecans 
1/2 cup
Olive oil 
1/3 cup
Red wine vinegar 
3 tbsps
White sugar 
1 1/2 tsps
Prepared mustard 
1 1/2 tsps
Garlic, chopped 
1 clove
Salt 
1/2 tsps
Fresh ground black pepper
to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. Stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans in a skillet over medium heat until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Transfer pecans onto waxed paper. Let them cool and break into pieces.
  2. Blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, garlic, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and onions in a large bowl. Pour the oil and vinegar mixture over salad. Sprinkle with pecans. Serve. 
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