Spinach-Pear Salad With Gorgonzola, Walnuts and Pear Vinaigrette

Recipe by Recipe Junkie
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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup walnut halves, toasted (about 3 ounces)
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can s&w california sun pears in light syrup, drained, reserving 1/4 of the syrup
  • 2
    teaspoons honey mustard or 2 teaspoons mustard, sweetened with honey to taste
  • 1
    teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 8
    cups Baby Spinach or 8 cups other tender salad greens
  • 34
    cup crumbled gorgonzola (about 3 ounces) or 3/4 cup other blue cheese (about 3 ounces)
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make pear vinaigrette, combine reserved pear syrup, honey mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Whisk in olive oil.
  • Just before serving, gently toss together the toasted walnuts, drained pears, pear vinaigrette, spinach and Gorgonzola.
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