Delightful Pear and Gorgonzola Salad



Delightful Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

If you’re looking for a salad that’s both refreshing and full of flavor, this Delightful Pear and Gorgonzola Salad is the perfect choice. It’s a delightful combination of sweet, juicy pears and the bold, creamy taste of Gorgonzola cheese, all brought together with a tangy vinaigrette. This salad is not only delicious but also visually stunning, making it a great option for a special meal or a light lunch.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe pears, sliced
  • 1 cup of Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 6 cups of mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup of candied pecans
  • 1/4 cup of dried cranberries
  • For the Vinaigrette:
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by making the vinaigrette. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed greens, sliced pears, crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, candied pecans, and dried cranberries.
  3. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients evenly.
  4. Serve the salad immediately as an appetizer or as a side dish to your favorite main course.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves 4

This Delightful Pear and Gorgonzola Salad is a taste sensation, combining the sweetness of pears, the richness of Gorgonzola cheese, and the crunch of candied pecans. It’s dressed in a simple yet flavorful vinaigrette that ties all the elements together perfectly. Whether you’re serving it at a dinner party or enjoying it as a quick weekday lunch, this salad is sure to impress.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 320 | Total Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 380mg | Total Carbohydrates: 27g | Dietary Fiber: 5g | Sugars: 17g | Protein: 7g

This Delightful Pear and Gorgonzola Salad is a must-try for salad enthusiasts and anyone looking for a delicious and healthy dish. Its vibrant flavors and beautiful presentation make it a standout option for any occasion. Enjoy the sweetness of ripe pears, the creamy goodness of Gorgonzola cheese, and the delightful crunch of candied pecans in every bite. Give this recipe a try and elevate your salad game today!

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