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Pear, Walnut, & Blue Cheese Salad with Honey Dressing

posted Aug 4, 2014, 5:43 AM by Susan McGowan   [ updated Jun 30, 2015, 1:59 PM by Julia Quam ]
Pear, Walnut & Blue Cheese Salad with Honey Dressing


Vegetarian, Trans Fat Free, Low Sodium

Contains Dairy & Nuts

Yield: Approximately 8 servings (~3/4 cup each)

Sweet pears and tangy blue cheese complement each other perfectly in this colorful salad.

Ingredients
Dressing:
¼ cup golden or regular balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup olive oil

Salad:
4 medium pears, skin on, diced
1 cup dried walnuts, chopped
½ cup fresh chopped arugula or mixed greens
2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled

Directions
1. Combine balsamic vinegar, honey, black pepper, and oil to make a dressing. Whisk until well combined.
2. In a large bowl, combine pear dices, walnuts, and greens.
3. Drizzle dressing over top of salad mixture.
4. Top with blue cheese crumbles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
220 calories, 19 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 4 g protein, 2% DV of Vitamin A, 4% DV of Vitamin C, 6% DV of Calcium, 4% DV of Iron



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