Pears with Maple, Walnuts and Gorgonzola

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"Lovely salad, perfect for company! Tastes great served as a green salad too, instructions below. Adapted from AmandaInOz at fooddotcom"

Original is 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (325.8 g)
  • Calories 923.2
  • Total Fat - 82.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 38.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 153.5 mg
  • Sodium - 817.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 36.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.5 g
  • Sugars - 23.1 g
  • Protein - 17.2 g
  • Calcium - 449.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Mix sugar and salt in small bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Saute butter and maple syrup in a large pan, bring to a boil. Toss in nuts and sugar, remove from heat.

Step 3

To serve, fan pear slices on salad plates, dribble warm sauce and nuts over pears and sprinkle with gorgonzola.

Step 4

Alternate Method: Transfer nuts from pan to baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about seven minutes, or until fragrant.

Step 5

For green salad, tear butter lettuce and arrange it and pears on individual salad plates. Follow recipe above, removing walnuts when done, reserve liquid in pan, adding oil and vinegar. Increase heat to medium and cook til hot through, pour on salads. Sprinkle nuts and cheese on top, serve immediately.


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