Bosc Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Category : Salads

Author : Misha

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Date : 30/08/2009


1 Bosc pear, cored and sliced
10 oz bag mixed field greens
1/2 cup sliced red onion (optional)
1/2 cup chopped candied pecans
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp packed brown sugar
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup walnut oil


1. Place field greens in a large bowl. Add red onion, pear, pecans, and blue cheese. Toss to mix evenly.

2. To make the dressing, place the maple syrup, vinegar, mayonnaise, brown sugar, salt, and pepper in a blender, and blend thoroughly. With the motor running, slowly pour in the walnut oil. Blend until mixture becomes creamy, about 1 minute. Pour over salad mixture, and toss to coat greens evenly. Serve immediately.

Serves 6

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