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Fresh Pear and Brie Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

A fantastic combination of creamy Brie, fresh pear and toasty walnuts, drizzled with blackberry vinaigrette that has a hint of orange! MORE + LESS -

Simply Scratch
October 8, 2014

Ingredients

1
cup fresh or thawed blackberries
1/4
cup white wine vinegar
1/2
orange, juice and zest
2
teaspoon honey
1
pinch dried thyme
1/2
teaspoon kosher salt
1/4
teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
3/4
cup olive oil
8
ounces mixed salad greens
2
ripe pears, quartered and sliced thin
1
brie log (6 ounce), sliced thin
1/3
cup walnuts, toasted in a dry pan
1
pinch kosher salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Puree the blackberries and then strain them through a wire mesh sieve.
  • 2
    Combine the berry puree, honey, vinegar, honey, kosher salt, black pepper, orange zest and juice in a bowl and whisk while slowly pouring a steady stream of the olive oil.
  • 3
    Taste to check seasonings, adjust if needed and set aside.
  • 4
    Divide the greens among plates.
  • 5
    Quarter the pears and remove the center core/stem. Slice the pears into thin pieces, arrange on top of the greens and sprinkle with a little kosher salt.
  • 6
    Slice Brie and scatter evenly.
  • 7
    Drizzle with the blackberry vinaigrette and garnish with the toasted walnuts.
 

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