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Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

8 servings

This pretty salad is a tasty way to get your greens. To change it up, swap apples for pears and pecans for walnuts. —Joylyn Trickel, Helendale, California
Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 large pears, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup raspberry vinaigrette

Directions

  1. Toss pears with lemon juice. In a large bowl, combine greens, cheese, walnuts and pears. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 204 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 247mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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