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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 241.7
  • Total Fat: 14.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.0 mg
  • Sodium: 323.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 11.5 g

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Baked Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Submitted by: ANNETTEBELISLE

Introduction

This is a very unique version of the classic pear and blue cheese salad. Because the pears are baked the taste is delicious and refreshing. It's easy, elegant and makes a great dish f or entertaining. This is a very unique version of the classic pear and blue cheese salad. Because the pears are baked the taste is delicious and refreshing. It's easy, elegant and makes a great dish f or entertaining.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 d'anjou red pears, sliced in half
    1/4 cup blue cheese crumbled
    1/4 cup toasted walnuts-chopped
    1/4 cup dried cranberries-rough chopped
    1 green onion-chopped fine
    2 TB-Honey Balsamic Vinegar or nice light vinegar
    4 TB-olive oIl
    1 TB-dijon mustard

Directions

Spray pie dish with non-stick spray. Place pears in pie dish and bake in 375 degree oven for 30 minutes. While pears are baking, combine blue cheese crumbles, walnuts, cranberries and green onion. Mix until blended. Remove pears from pie dish. Let cool for 10 minutes then place blue cheese mixture in the center core of pears. Let sit while you prepare the dressing.

There will be some pear juices at the bottom of the pie dish. Don't throw juice away. Mix Honey Balsamic Vinegar with pear juices, olive oil, Dijon mustard and whisk until blended well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour over blue cheese mixture and pears. Serve on green. Serves 2 as entrees, 4 as first course.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANNETTEBELISLE.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is fantastic! I will definitely be making it again. Thank you! - 3/26/10

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  • Very nice! The BF had his with red wine and San Francisco sourdough and kept raving about the flavours. I concur. Lovely mix of flavours. I think next time I'll grill it very briefly just before serving to warm it up a touch. Also omitted the cranberries and halved the blue cheese. - 1/3/13

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