Baby Greens, Pear, Walnut, And Blue Cheese Salad

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A simple flavorful salad of baby greens, pears and walnuts with a an easy, homemade blue cheese salad dressing.

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  • 6Servings

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Salad:

  • 1 (5-ounce) bag mixed baby greens
  • 2 large ripe pears, halved, cored, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped

Preparation

Dressing:

1. In a small bowl combine the lemon juice, mustard, shallot and thyme. Whisk to blend. Gradually whisk in oil.

2. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper. 

Salad:

1. Toss greens in large bowl with enough dressing to coat. Top with pears, cheese and walnut.

2. Drizzle lightly with remaining dressing and serve.