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Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola Recipe

Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola
Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola
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Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola Recipe

Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola

 

Sweet Autumn pears, honey Dijon dressing, crunchy pecans, and gorgonzola cheese. I love a good salad with lots of texture and flavors, this salad is a healthy addition to your Fall table. Simple and  elegant, apples can be substituted for pears if you  wish.

Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola

Servings: 6 • Size: 1/6th • Points +: 5 pts • Smart Points: 4

Calories: 160.4 • Fat: 12.6 g • Protein: 4.6 g • Carb: 10.4 g • Fiber: 2.2 g • Sugar: 2.2

Sodium: 105.7 mg (without salt)

For the dressing:

Ingredients

For the dressing:

 

2 tbsp red wine vinegar

1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp honey

1/4 tsp salt

fresh ground pepper

3 tbsp olive oil

 

For the salad:

 

2 small ripe pears, peeled and diced

1/4 cup (2 oz) gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

8 oz mixed baby greens (baby spinach, arugula, radicchio, etc.)

1 oz (about 20 halves) pecans

 

Instructions

 

For the dressing: In a large bowl, mix vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Whisk in olive oil and blend.

In a salad bowl combine baby greens, pears, gorgonzola cheese and pecans. When you are ready to serve, add the vinaigrette and toss well. Serve immediately.

 

Keywords: Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola

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