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    Pear and Nut Salad

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    Elly in Canada's Note:

    If you love blue cheese, you will enjoy this quick and easy salad. The salad is topped with a creamy dressing and additional crumbled blue cheese. I have used pears and/or apples to make this salad, walnut and pecans both equally good.

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    1. 1
      Whisk together in a small bowl, half the blue cheese with the cream cheese and milk until well combined. If you find the dressing too thick add a little more milk. May be made ahead and refrigerated. (If you buy the crumbled blue cheese you will need a 175g package).
    2. 2
      Place 1 cup of the mesclun mix on individual salad plates.
    3. 3
      Cut pears in half, remove core and cut into wedges.
    4. 4
      Arrange pears on top of greens.
    5. 5
      Drizzle dressing over pears. Top with remaining blue cheese, nuts and pepper.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 20, 2010


      Great tasting dressing. It was very simple to make. We Loved the toasted nuts too. Will be making this again. Thanks for posting.

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    • on May 26, 2007


      This is a wonderful, refreshing salad. I used an Asian pear and bottled blue cheese dressing (had it on hand). I enjoyed this with toasted walnuts as garnish. It was pleasing to the eye and sensational to the tongue. Thanks Elly.

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    • on February 17, 2007


      The classic pear/blue cheese combo is hard to beat. I used both green Anjou and red Bartlett pears for a little contrast, a mix of mesclun and baby spinach, and walnuts. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pear and Nut Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (162 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 212.4
    Calories from Fat 127
    Total Fat 14.2 g
    Saturated Fat 6.0 g
    Cholesterol 23.6 mg
    Sodium 340.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 16.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    Sugars 9.2 g
    Protein 6.8 g

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