For a fantastic fall side dish, toss together Comice Pear and Endive Salad. Comice pears are drippingly juicy and sugar-sweet, their flavor full of complex floral and spice notes. They're perfect for eating out of hand.
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon honey
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 cups mixed salad greens
2 cups thinly sliced Comice pear
1 cup thinly sliced Belgian endive
1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts
1 ounce crumbled blue cheese
How to Make It
Combine olive oil, vinegar, thyme, Dijon mustard, honey, and salt in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine salad greens, pear, endive, and walnuts in a large bowl. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese.