Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I put this recipe together for a Thanksgiving salad and everyone loved it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in saute pan over medium heat; add pear and brown sugar and sautte until brown and caramelized, about 10 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in saute pan over medium heat; add red onion, vinegar and sugar and saute until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Combine salad greens, pecans, tomatoes and blue cheese. Add pears and onions and toss with dressing to taste.


Most Helpful

this combines all of my favorites. i did use candied walnuts and also carmelized the pears but i used raw red onion rings and stilton cheese over greens mixed with arugula, very tasty. i made this for pac fall '08

chia October 10, 2008

This is a very nice tasting salad, & that, after using roasted pecans instead of the candied, & leaving out blue cheese (optional though it is)! Enjoyed the sweetness of the caramelized pear & raspberry dressing in this salad! Thanks for sharing! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this Spring's Pick-A-Chef]

Sydney Mike April 27, 2008

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