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Pear, Walnut and Roquefort Cheese Salad
Pear, Walnut and Roquefort Cheese Salad

Category: Salad | Serves: 6

(48 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 146
Protein: 3 g
Carbs: 22 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 223 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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You'll feel like you're in a 5 star restaurant with this pear, walnut and roquefort salad with a cranberry vinaigrette. Yet, it's very easy to make!
Ingredients:
Vinaigrette:
1/2 cup canned whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt

Salad:

4 cups salad greens
2 ripe pears, cored and sliced
2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed orange juice
1 small red onion, sliced
1/3 cup Roquefort cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons walnuts, coarsely chopped
Directions:
1 In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients.
2 Arrange salad greens on six plates. Toss pear slices with the 2 tablespoons of orange juice then divide pears and onion slices among the salad plates on top of greens.
3 Top each serving evenly with crumbled Roquefort cheese and walnuts.
4 Drizzle each plate with vinaigrette to desired amount.
5 ENJOY!

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