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Pear, Gorgonzola and Pecan Salad


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

Add cooked chicken to this salad and turn it into a main dish.

Ingredients

2 pear(s)

6 cups lettuce, mixed greens

1/2 cup nuts, pecans, halves

1/2 cup gorgonzola cheese

1 tablespoon vinegar, balsamic

2 tablespoons olive oil, extra virgin

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon pepper, black, ground

Preparation

Place lettuce in a large salad bowl. Mix dressing in a small bowl by adding vinegar, oil, Dijon and pepper. Toss with lettuce. Separate lettuce onto 4 plates. Wash pears, cut in half and remove core. Slice each pear into 10 to 12 slices and divide among the 4 salad plates. In a small skillet, toast the pecans over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring often, careful not to burn them. Sprinkle cheese over each plate. Top with pecans and serve.

Nutrition

Per Serving: 343 calories, 26g fat, 8g saturated fat, 9g protein,25 g carbohydrates, 6g dietary fiber, 432 mg sodium


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