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Roquefort Pear Salad Recipe

Roquefort Pear Salad Ingredients

  • Roquefort Pear Salad
    Roquefort Pear Salad

    1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces

  • 3 pears – peeled, cored and chopped
  • 5 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled
  • 1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste

How to make Roquefort Pear Salad

  • In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.
  • For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.
  • Roquefort Pear Salad recipe is ready to serve.

Prep Time:20 Min
Cook Time:10 Min
Ready In:30 Min