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Spiced Pecan Pear Salad with Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette

William Meppem
Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
This pear salad has a punch of spice from the spiced pecans, and has a nice dose of sweetness from the Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette.


  • 8 cups mesclun salad greens
  • 2 firm, ripe pears, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 8 ounces seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • Spiced Pecans
  • Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette
  • 4 ounces Roquefort cheese, chilled and crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Add Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette, and toss to combine. Divide salad evenly among 6 plates. Sprinkle each with cheese and black pepper.