Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola Recipe
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:
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
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.
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