Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Roquefort Pear Salad

Oh not to worry, the Southern States road trip blog posts will continue soon. In the meantime I wanted to share a recipe for a salad which has received rave reviews.

Roquefort Pear Salad:

1 head green leaf lettuce, cut bite size
3 pears, peeled, cored, and sliced thin
5 oz roquefort cheese
1 avacado, peeled, pitted, and sliced thin
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup pecans


1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/3 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 clove garlic; minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
Ground pepper to taste

Carmelize pecans; blend dressing ingredients; toss salad; layer pears, roquefort, avacado, green onions.

I wish that I had a picture to share. The demand for the salad was too fast. This isn't your simple side salad with ranch dressing. This has a bite to it which leaves you craving for more. I had 3 servings; you should also.

Everyone assumed that I made the salad. I did not. It was made by the fabulous Rachel. She received the recipe from a great friend. I simply enjoyed.

Happy Eating.


  1. LOVED this salad! Thank you for the recipe!!


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