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Winter Greens Pear And Goat Cheese Salad

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Ingredients
For dressing
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Shallots 2 , minced
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Vegetable broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry wine vinegar 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
For salad
  Belgian endive head 1 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Frisee head 1⁄2 Small, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Escarole head 1⁄2 Small, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Red skinned pear 1 , cored and thinly sliced
  Low fat goat cheese 2 Ounce, crumbled (1/4 Cup)
Directions

To make the dressing: Heat the oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add the shallots and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
Uncover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until tender and browned.
Remove 1/2 cup of the cooked onion to a small bowl and set aside.
Place the remaining cooked onion, the broth, parsley, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a food processor or blender and process until almost smooth.
To make the salad: In a large bowl, combine the endive, frisee, escarole, and pear.
Top with the cheese and reserved onion and drizzle with the dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Winter, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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