Lazy Blue Pear Salad

4
Servings
5m
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
5m
Ready In


"OK, the pears aren't really blue! I tweaked a couple recipes and simplified them and cut out extra calories."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (109.9 g)
  • Calories 100.1
  • Total Fat - 5.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 2.3 mg
  • Sodium - 184.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.6 g
  • Sugars - 7.4 g
  • Protein - 2.5 g
  • Calcium - 50.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 21 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Divide lettuce between 4 salad bowls.

Step 2

Top each with 1/2 pear, some of the walnuts, some of the blue cheese.

Step 3

Drizzle 1 Tablespoon of dressing over each.

Step 4

Sprinkle on some green onion for garnish.

FOR THE VARIATIONS


Step 5

Pan roast walnuts before using;

Step 6

Substitute pecans, almonds, pine nuts, etc;

Step 7

Sauté nuts with butter and sugar before using;

Step 8

Substitute butter lettuce;

Step 9

Substitute gorgonzola;

Step 10

Substitute vinaigrette;

Step 11

Don't chop pears, but place a half pear (cored) filled with dressing on top of lettuce, then sprinkle with cheese and nuts.

Tips & Variations


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