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Gorgonzola Pear Salad

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Ingredients
  Pears 2 , cored and thinly sliced
  Lean ham 4 Ounce, thinly sliced
  Avocado 1 Large, peeled and thinly sliced
  Lemon 1 , juiced, peel grated
  Gorgonzola cheese 4 Ounce, crumbled
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted and coarsely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a salad bowl, add pears, ham, and half the avocado slices and gently toss.
2) Add 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons Gorgonzola, and 2 tablespoons walnuts and keep aside.
3) In a blender, add the remaining avocado and garlic, 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon peel, remaining nuts, and remaining Gorgonzola, if required then add 1 to 2 teaspoons.
4) Blend till a thick sauce.

SERVING
5) Add sauce over salad, toss gently, and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1720 Calories from Fat 1161

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 136 g208.9%

Saturated Fat 38.6 g193.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 150 mg50%

Sodium 3094.6 mg128.9%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.7%

Dietary Fiber 42.3 g169.1%

Sugars 39.4 g

Protein 56 g111.5%

Vitamin A 37.6% Vitamin C 165.8%

Calcium 76.8% Iron 25.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Gorgonzola Pear Salad Recipe