Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Candied Walnuts

Source : Line A Baking Sheet With Foil Coat With Non-stick Spray Combine Walnuts And Sugar And Oil In A Medium Skillet Place Over Medium High Until Sugar Begi...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : January 1, 2023

Step:

  1. Line a baking sheet with foil, coat with non-stick spray. Combine walnuts and sugar and oil in a medium skillet, place over medium high until sugar begins to melt (don't stir yet). Reduce heat to low, cook and stir until sugar turns golden brown and walnuts are coated. Remove from heat and carefully pour mixture onto foil sheet. Let cool and break into pieces.

  2. Slice pear very thinly, discard seeds and core. Pour dressing over pears in a small bowl, set aside or cover and refrigerate.

  3. Right before serving, toss greens with pear and dressing mixture. Top with cherries, cheese and candied walnuts.


Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  2. 1/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 tbsp olive oil
  4. 6 cup mixed greens, baby lettuce or baby spinach
  5. 1 pear
  6. 1/3 cup prepared vinaigrette dressing
  7. 1/2 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries
  8. 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola (or any crumbly cheese like queso fresco)

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