Autumn Pear Salad

 

Ingredients for Balsamic Vinaigrette

 

Ingredients for Salad

  • ​1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts

  • 1 Tbsp. Salted Butter

  • 1 Tbsp. packed Light Brown Sugar

  • 7 oz. Spring Salad and Spinach blend

  • 2 oz. Parmesan Cheese- shaved

  • 2 Pears

  • 1/3 cup dried Sweetend Cranberries

 

Directions

For vinaigrette: add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, dijon mustard,  and diced shallot in a blender. Season with salt and pepper. Blend until well emulsified, about 20 seconds. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

 

For Candied Walnuts:  Melt butter along with brown sugar over medium heat in a medium skillet. Once melted, stir constantly until caramelized, about 2 minutes. Transer to plate to cool.

 

For Salad: Layer lettuce and pears in a large bowl and toss with dressing, top with shaved parmesan, dried cranberried and  candied walnuts and serve. 

 

Try this salad with Vanilla Orange Balsamic or Cranberry Walnut Balsamic.

Autumn Pear Salad