Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

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"This salad brings together ingredients that really enhance each other, and the dressing packs a perfect punch with maple syrup, brown sugar, and apple cider vinegar. It's a favorite in my family!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 397 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 30.2 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 631 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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I made this salad to take to a holiday dinner, but I made it first just for my family to make sure that we liked it. I made a recipe to serve 6. When I took the salad to the holiday dinner I in...

Cha-ching! I loved this - everyone loved it. Only thing I did differently is I subbed honey for the maple syrup which I always do when it's called for in any recipe and I used just a bit less ...

Essentially this salad is all about the dressing, the toppings are just delicious accessories. Having no walnut oil, I used pecan oil, but kept all other ingredients the same. Once emulsified, ...