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Mesclun with Pears Pecans and Blue Cheese

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Ingredients
For dressing
  Apple juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For salad
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mesclun/Salad mix 3⁄4 Pound
  Bartlett pears/Bosc pears 2 , cored and thinly sliced
  Red onion 1 Small, sliced
  Finely crumbled blue cheese 2 Ounce (1/4 Cup)
Directions

To make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the apple juice, vinegar, oil, mustard, salt, and pepper.
To make the salad: Place the nuts in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat and toast, shaking the pan often, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
Place the mesclun and pears in a large serving bowl.
Toss with the dressing.
Sprinkle with the onion, cheese, and pecans.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 640 Calories from Fat 409

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.1%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20 mg6.7%

Sodium 949.3 mg39.6%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 11 g43.9%

Sugars 27.7 g

Protein 13 g25.4%

Vitamin A 150.4% Vitamin C 74.9%

Calcium 25.6% Iron 19.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mesclun With Pears Pecans And Blue Cheese Recipe