Impress your dinner guests with this amazing Vertical Pear Blue Cheese Salad! It’s so easy to make and incredibly delicious.
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Vertical Pear Blue Cheese Salad
Slice a pear into three slices as seen above and fill with salad.
This Salad Appetizer Is Easily Customizable
Swap the salad recipe to feature any cheese or nuts you prefer. Other great options would be goat cheese and walnuts.
- 4 smooth skinned pears
- 2-3 cups watercress
- 1/2 cup toasted pecans
- 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
- vinaigrette dressing
- honey for drizzling
- lemon juice
Cut pears horizontally into 3 or 4 slices depending on the size of your pears. Use a paring knife to cut out the cores. The pieces should look like O's. Leave the stem on the pop piece. Brush slices of pear with lemon juice to keep it from browning.
Toss watercress, pecans, and blue cheese with dressing until coated.
Reassemble the pear, vertically, with the watercress salad in between each slice. Once assembled, drizzle with honey, and serve!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 260Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 193mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 7gSugar: 23gProtein: 5g
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