Spring Salad With Anjou Pears, Walnuts and Gorgonzola

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a delicious and complex salad that goes well with grilled meat, fish or poultry.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 ounces spring salad mixed salad greens
  • 12 cup toasted chopped walnuts or 12 cup pecans
  • 1 bunch green onion, chopped (with some green from the tops)
  • 2 just ripe Anjou pears, sliced in thin 1-inch pieces
  • 4 -6 ounces crumbled gorgonzola (or other bleu cheese)
  • to taste raspberry vinaigrette dressing (I like Marie's)

Directions

  1. TO TOAST NUTS:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Spread nuts in a single layer on a cookie sheet or shallow metal baking pan.
  4. Toast for a total of 10 minutes, gently shaking pan and checking progress at halfway point (5 minutes).
  5. Let toasted nuts cool before tossing with salad.
  6. TO ASSEMBLE SALAD:.
  7. Gently toss all ingredients in a large serving bowl and enjoy!

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