Biltmore Arugula and Endive Salad with Vanilla-Roasted Pears and Blue Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by annan_love

Makes 2 servings



This recipe is a Biltmore Living recipe; it is not mine! Here's the original: http://www.biltmore.com/living/food_wine/sparkling_dinner_for_two.asp

Recipe Ingredients for Biltmore Arugula and Endive Salad with Vanilla-Roasted Pears and Blue Cheese

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup apple juice
1/2 tablespoon Champagne vinegar
1 Bartlett pear
1 1/2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar
1/2 teaspoon minced shallot
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 salt and pepper to taste
4 ounces arugula
1 head Belgian endive, split and sliced
3 ounces crumbled blue cheese
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Biltmore Arugula and Endive Salad with Vanilla-Roasted Pears and Blue Cheese

  1. Pear Recipe:

  2. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees.

  3. Combine the sugar, water and vanilla in a saucepan. Simmer for 10?15 minutes or until syrupy. Add the apple juice and vinegar, simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Peel the pear and cut in half lengthwise. Place in a deep baking dish and pour the apple juice mixture over the top. Cover the foil and roast for 1 hour or until tender, basting after 30 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Drain, reserving the cooking liquid. Slice the pears as desired.

  5. Vinaigrette Recipe:

  6. Combine the vinegar, shallot, honey and Dijon mustard in a blender. Add the oil gradually, processing constantly at a low speed until thickened. Season with salt and white pepper. Pour into a container and store until serving time.

  7. Salad Recipe:

  8. Combine the arugula, endive and blue cheese in a salad bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add the pears and the desired amount of Champagne Vinaigrette, toss to coat well. Spoon onto salad plates and drizzle with the reserved cooking liquid if desired for additional sweetness.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 688.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
775
Calories from Fat
365
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
40.6g
62%
Saturated Fat
13.5g
67%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
32mg
11%
Sodium
685mg
29%
Potassium
1349mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates
94.4g
31%
Dietary Fiber
12.2g
49%
Sugars
77.9g
Protein
14.3g
Vitamin A 145% Vitamin C 92%
Calcium 47% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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