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    Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

    Blue Cheese and Pear Salad. Photo by Chef Decadent1

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Chef Decadent1's Note:

    Sweet pears and rich blue cheese combine together for an elegant salad. Topped with balsamic vinegar dressing this is bound to get rave reviews alongside any meal or on its own! Another great recipe from Taste of home.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place pears, cut side down, in a baking dish. Brush with 2 tsp lemon juice. Add water and remaining lemon juice to pan.
    2. 2
      Bake uncovered at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until pears are tender. Drain and cool to room temperature.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl whisk the oil, vinegar salt and pepper. In another bowl combine the , blue cheese, walnuts and onions along with thee dried cranberries.
    4. 4
      Just before serving, divide lettuce among plates; place sliced pears and remainder of ingredients on top and drizzle with balsamic dressing. Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 03, 2009

      55

      It was so yum! My SIL asked for the recipe and she owns a cafe!

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    • on January 06, 2008

      55

      This was great! It had all the right flavors and they went together very great!! I omitted baking the pears because I didn't have much time to prepare the salad, but I imagine it would be great as well. The only addition I made was adding a little dijoin mustard to the dressing because the olive oil I used was to overpowering. Thanks for posting this recipe Chef Decadent1!!

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    • on August 11, 2007

      55

      Oh, my!!!! Your taste buds will get a real treat with this salad. I love love love it! Added some rotisserie chicken and didn't bake the pears, just cubed. Wonderful flavors and the balsamic dressing enhances the sweetness of the fruits and blue cheese. Not a crumb was left!

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    Nutritional Facts for Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (293 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 237.9
     
    Calories from Fat 137
    57%
    Total Fat 15.3 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    22%
    Cholesterol 12.6 mg
    4%
    Sodium 398.6 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.0 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
    20%
    Sugars 13.2 g
    52%
    Protein 5.5 g
    11%

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