Field Salad with Pears and Blue Cheese

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner
Offer this colorful salad during the fall and winter when pears are in season and fresh walnuts are abundant. For this get together, double the recipe.

Yield:

Serves 3 to 4

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Ingredients

1 (5-oz.) pkg. salad greens
1 red pear, thinly sliced
1/4 cup
3 tablespoons raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing
2 tablespoons walnuts, finely chopped

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss gently. Spoon onto plates and sprinkle evenly with walnuts.

Variation: For a fun Halloween embellishment, add "Dracula's Teeth" to this salad by garnishing plated salads with a sprinkling of pomegranate seeds.

Note:

Gooseberry Patch Halloween

October 2011