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Blue Cheesed Green Salad with Pear Dressing

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

Blue cheese and pear are a classic combination, and adding pear juice to the salad dressing gives the entire salad a new depth of rich flavor. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
head Boston lettuce, torn
1
pint Campari tomatoes, quartered
1
small red onion, halved, thinly sliced
1
cup crumbled blue cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup olive oil
1/3
cup pear juice
2
tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4
teaspoon coarse sea salt

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, toss lettuce, tomatoes, onion and cheese; set aside.
  • 2
    In jar with tight-fitting lid, shake remaining ingredients until well blended. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Can’t find pear juice? Use shelf-stable pear nectar instead.
  • If Campari tomatoes aren’t available at your grocery store, substitute 2 or 3 small plum (Roma) tomatoes.
  • Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton cheese would all be delicious in this salad.

Nutrition Information

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