Roasted Pear Salad

Recipe by jenne
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    pears, halved and cored
  • 8
    teaspoons fig jam, divided
  • 2
    tablespoons fig jam, divided
  • 5
    ounces soft goat cheese, cut into 8 slices
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil, plus more for drizzling, divided
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 14
    teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4
    cups watercress (may sub baby arugula or spinach)
  • 12
    small red onion, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
  • 14
    cup chopped toasted walnuts (may sub pecans)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F Place pear halves cut-side up in 2 large baking dishes.
  • Spoon 1 teaspoons jam in center of each pear half. Top with goat cheese rounds, and lightly drizzle with oil. Bake pears 30 minutes, or until cheese begins to brown.
  • Whisk together remaining 2 Tbs. fig jam, lemon juice, and mustard in bowl. Whisk in 1 Tbs. olive oil.
  • Divide watercress among 8 serving plates. Sprinkle with onion and walnuts. Top each with pear half, and drizzle with dressing.
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