Wednesday, October 13, 2010

the perfect pair... or should i say pear?

pears are in season & this is the perfect salad for fall! the sweet juicy pears with the crunchy pecans & salty cheese all works so well together, add a great tangy honey dijon dressing & you've got an amazing side dish for any fall get together! come over & get all the details!


Two Isolated Pears
{fresh pear & gorgonzola salad}

fresh spring mix salad greens
fresh pears, thinly sliced
toasted or candied pecans
crumbled gorgonzola cheese


~creamy honey dijon dressing~

1/2 cup good dijon mustard
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper
2 TBSP sugar
1-1 1/2 cups oil

mix all ingredients except oil in the blender or food processor. blend until combined. slowly add oil in a slow steady stream until emulsified. serve on the side of the salad.

2 comments:

burntapple said...

One of my favorites. Thanks for posting.

burntapple said...

One of my favorites. Thanks for posting.