Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola

Sweet Autumn pears, honey Dijon dressing, crunchy pecans, and gorgonzola cheese. I love a good salad with lots of texture and flavors, this salad is a healthy addition to your Fall table. Simple and elegant, apples can be substituted for pears if you wish.

Sweet Autumn pears, honey Dijon dressing, crunchy pecans, and gorgonzola cheese. I love a good salad with lots of texture and flavors, this salad is a healthy addition to your Fall table. Simple and elegant, apples can be substituted for pears if you wish.

Sweet Autumn pears, honey Dijon dressing, crunchy pecans, and gorgonzola cheese. I love a good salad with lots of texture and flavors, this salad is a healthy addition to your Fall table. Simple and elegant, apples can be substituted for pears if you wish.
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Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola

5
Freestyle Points
160.5
Calories
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Yield: 6 servings
COURSE: Lunch, Salad
CUISINE: American
Sweet Autumn pears, honey Dijon dressing, crunchy pecans, and gorgonzola cheese. I love a good salad with lots of texture and flavors, this salad is a healthy addition to your Fall table. Simple and elegant, apples can be substituted for pears if you wish.

Ingredients

For the dressing:

  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

For the salad:

  • 2 small ripe pears, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup 2 oz gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 8 oz mixed baby greens, baby spinach, arugula, radicchio, etc.
  • 1 oz about 20 halves pecans

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Whisk in olive oil and blend.
  • In a salad bowl combine baby greens, pears, gorgonzola cheese and pecans.
  • When you are ready to serve, add the vinaigrette and toss well.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/6th, Calories: 160.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 10.5g, Protein: 4.5g, Fat: 12.5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 5
Points +: 5