Pear & Pecan Salad
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2 oz. blue cheese, such as Roquefort or Gorgonzola, or herb goat cheese
1/3 cup buttermilk or light cream
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. red-wine vinegar
1/4 tsp. each salt and black pepper
8 cups mixed salad greens
4 medium pears
2/3 cup Sunnyland Small Pecan Pieces, lightly toasted
- In a bowl, using a fork, mash cheese and buttermilk to make a smooth paste. Whisk in oil, vinegar, salt and pepper until creamy.
- Divide salad greens among individual salad plates. Peel pears, if desired; cut into quarters and remove cores. Cut into thin lengthwise slices. Arrange over salad greens. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with pecans.
- Serve immediately. Serves 6 - 8.
Recipe Picture from cheeseyesplease.com