Bartlett Pear And Blue Cheese Salad Recipe

The Hale Groves Team

The delicate but sweet flavor of Hale Groves Bartlett Pears lends itself to everything from snacks to desserts. This delicious recipe pairs the sweet smooth taste and texture of Hale Groves Bartlett Pears with the savory taste and creaminess of blue cheese. This is a perfect salad for times when you want to serve something sophisticated and unique. The tart dressing brings it all together in an unforgettable combination that is sure to please the palate.

Bartlett Pear And Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 15 minutes

Salad Ingredients
1 bag mixed field greens (10 ounces)
? cup sliced red onion
1 Hale Groves Bartlett Pear, cored and sliced ? inch thick
? cup chopped candied pecans
? cup crumbled blue cheese

Dressing Ingredients
? cup maple syrup
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
? cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons brown sugar
? teaspoon salt
? teaspoon black pepper
? cup olive oil

In a large salad bowl combine the mixed field greens, sliced onion, Bartlett Pear slices, candied pecans, and blue cheese. Toss gently to mix. In a separate bowl, combine the maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, mayonnaise, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, and olive oil. Whisk thoroughly to blend well. This step can also be done in a blender. Pour dressing over salad, serve, and enjoy.

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