To make vinaigrette, whisk together first 5 ingredients until combined. Toss the salad with the pears, walnuts and cheese. Finish with vinaigrette.
Options: Try using different nuts; macadamia and pecans are great variations because they're large and give off a crouton texture. I also like adding sunflower seeds and dried cranberries to the party!!!?
By Chef John?
Pear & Blue Cheese Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Total Carbohydrates 16g5%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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