Field Greens With Roasted Bacon-Wrapped Pears

Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

Got this one from Southern Living--great for a formal dinner and sure to impress.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 12 slices bacon (Oscar Mayer ready to serve bacon)
  • 3 large pears, peeled and quartered
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 23 cup pecans, toasted
  • 23 cup shaved parmesan cheese
  • apple-ginger vinaigrette

Directions

  1. Wrap one slice of bacon around each pear quarter, and secure with a wooden pick. Place pear quarters on a wire rack in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.
  2. Bake pears at 350°F for 10 minutes.
  3. Arrange salad greens on 4 serving plates, and sprinkle evenly with pecans and Parmesan cheese. Place 3 pear quarters on each salad, and serve with Apple-Ginger Vinaigrette.
  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Oscar Mayer Ready to Serve Bacon.