Roquefort Pear Salad Dressing Recipe

Looking for an easy Roquefort Pear Salad Dressing recipe? Learn how to make Roquefort Pear Salad Dressing using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by emseiter

Makes 6 servings



"This is the best salad I've ever eaten and I make it all the time. It is tangy from the blue cheese, fruity from the pears, and crunchy from the caramelized pecans. The mustard vinaigrette pulls it all together."

Recipe Ingredients for Roquefort Pear Salad Dressing

0.333 cup Olive Oil
3 tbsp Vinegar red wine
1.5 tsp Sugars, Granulated
1.5 tsp or 1 packet Mustard, Prepared, Yellow
1 clove Garlic
0.5 tsp Salt, Table
1 dash Pepper, Black

Recipe Directions for Roquefort Pear Salad Dressing

  1. Ingredients

  2. * 1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces

  3. * 3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped

  4. * 5 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled

  5. * 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced

  6. * 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

  7. * 1/4 cup white sugar

  8. * 1/2 cup pecans

  9. * 1/3 cup olive oil

  10. * 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  11. * 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar

  12. * 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard

  13. * 1 clove garlic, chopped

  14. * 1/2 teaspoon salt

  15. * fresh ground black pepper to taste

  16. Directions

  17. 1. In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.

  18. 2. For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.

  19. 3. In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.

Categories

Vegetables, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 22.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
113
Calories from Fat
108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.0g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
209mg
9%
Potassium
7mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
1.3g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
0.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* 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
83% confidence
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