Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Salad, with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

November 13, 2009
Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Salad, with Sweet and Tangy Dressing


Author Notes: Green salads can get boring, and so I combined some of my favorite fall ingredients and assembled a simple dressing with a delicious and unexpected taste that complements the flavors and brings a fresh flavor to even the dreariest day. This salad is a light accompaniment to heavier fall entrees!Deborah Dowd

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Asian pear,cored and sliced thinly
  • 3 cups butter lettuce
  • 2 ounces goat cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/4 cup broken walnut kernels
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 packet Sweet and low or Splenda(you can use a tsp of sugar if you prefer)
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  1. Toss all ingredients through walnuts together.
  2. Whisk together the mayo, vinegar, water and sweetener, and then toss with salad.

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