Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins
Yield
Makes 8 servings

A classic Arugula-Pear-Blue Cheese Salad pairs perfectly with most entrees. For a more pungent flavor, use gorgonzola cheese.

How to Make It

Step 1

Process 1/4 cup preserves and next 5 ingredients in a food processor 30 seconds to 1 minute or until smooth. With processor running, pour oil through food chute in a slow steady, stream, processing until smooth. Transfer to a 2-cup measuring cup or small bowl, and stir in remaining 2 Tbsp. pear preserves.

Step 2

Place arugula in a large serving bowl. Top with pears, blue cheese, and walnuts. Drizzle with vinaigrette.

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