Roquefort Pear Salad

Roquefort Pear Salad

1233

"This is the best salad I've ever eaten and I make it all the time. It is tangy from the blue cheese, fruity from the pears, and crunchy from the caramelized pecans. The mustard vinaigrette pulls it all together."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 426 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 6 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 426 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 31.6 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 654 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

Directions

  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.
  2. For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.
  • profile image
{{ reviewLastUpdatedDate | date: 'MM/dd/yyyy' }}

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

1233
  1. 1718 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  

Awesome! Have made this several times now since I found it almost a year ago, and it never fails to get rave reviews, out of the 80 or so recipes I have tried off of this site, this has been by ...

I was fully expecting to be disappointed just because of all the excellent reviews this recipe has gotten but it was fantastic. The combination of creaminess (cheese, avocado), sweetness (pear, ...

This salad is fabulous... got raves at my holiday brunch. I definitely recommend doubling the dressing recipe, as well as making it the nite before as it really allows the flavors to blend. Don'...