Monday, May 6, 2013

Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Servings: 6

1 (10 ounce) bag mixed field greens
1/2 cup sliced Red Onions
1 Bosc Pears, cored and sliced
1/2 cup chopped candied pecans
1/2 cup crumbled Blue cheese
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground blackpepper
1/4 cup walnut oil

1. Place the salad greens in a large bowl. Add the red onion, pear, pecans, and blue cheese, and toss to mix evenly.
2. To make the dressing, place the maple syrup, vinegar, mayonnaise, brown sugar, salt, and pepper in a blender, and blend thoroughly. With the motor running, slowly pour in the walnut oil. Blend until mixture becomes creamy, about 1 minute. Pour over salad mixture, and toss to coat greens evenly. Serve immediately.

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