Mixed Green Salad with Grilled Pears & Blue Cheese


Serves: 6

Preparation Time: 0:10
Per Serving:
245 Calories
18g Fat (62.8% calories from fat)
5g Protein
19g Carbohydrate
7mg Cholesterol
151mg Sodium




This fabulous fall salad works best with pears that are ripe but firm.

salt and pepper, to taste
8 cups mixed greens
1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted
1/2 cup blue cheese, roquefort or stilton
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar, or cider vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 cup olive oil
3 pears, peeled, cored & quartered

• Preheat the barbecue on LOW. Whisk together vinegar and honey. Add olive oil in a thin stream whisking constantly, and add salt and pepper. Brush or spray prepared pears with olive or vegetable oil, and place on preheated barbecue on LOW. Grill on both sides until softened slightly and heated through, about 4 minutes.
• Meanwhile, divide greens evenly among six plates. Arrange the pears, pecans and cheese on top and drizzle with vinaigrette.