Pear Salad with Roquefort

Simple EatsAuthorSimple EatsCategory, DifficultyIntermediate
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time30 mins
INGREDIENTS
 1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
 3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped
 5 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled
 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced
 ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
 ¼ cup white sugar
 ½ cup pecans
  cup olive oil
 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
 1 ½ teaspoons white sugar
 1 ½ teaspoons prepared mustard
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 ½ teaspoon salt
 fresh ground black pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
1

In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.

2

For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.

3

In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS
 1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
 3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped
 5 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled
 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced
 ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
 ¼ cup white sugar
 ½ cup pecans
  cup olive oil
 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
 1 ½ teaspoons white sugar
 1 ½ teaspoons prepared mustard
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 ½ teaspoon salt
 fresh ground black pepper to taste

Directions

DIRECTIONS
1

In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.

2

For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.

3

In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.

Pear Salad with Roquefort
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