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Mixed Lettuce, Pear, and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Dressing

Coral Von Zumwalt
Yield 8 servings
If you can't find Meyer lemons, use regular lemon juice and add a pinch of sugar to approximate the flavor.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons fresh Meyer lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salad:
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 firm ripe Bosc pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 6 cups mixed baby lettuces
  • 1 head Boston or butter lettuce, torn (about 2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled goat cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 100
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 10.2 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 141 mg
  • calcium 67 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare dressing, combine shallots and mustard in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in 1/4 cup orange juice and next 3 ingredients (through pepper). Gradually add oil, stirring constantly with a whisk.

  2. To prepare salad, combine 2 tablespoons orange juice and pears, tossing to coat. Combine lettuces in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat. Arrange about 1 cup lettuce mixture on each of 8 salad plates. Top each serving with about 1/4 cup pear and 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese.