Roasted Pear Salad

Roasted Pear Salad

Yay! If you are looking for a simple recipe with a flavor kick, this is it! Pear it (no pun intended) with your favorite white wine! Celebrate your loved one with some flavor!

Ingredients for your “Roasted Pear Salad”:

  • 2 ripe but firm Anjou pears
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 3 ounces coarsely crumbled sharp blue cheese such as Stilton
  • 1/4 cup dried Goji Berries (or dried Cranberries)
  • 1/4 cup walnut halves, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coronado Taste of Oils Comice Pear Balsamic (divided uses)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/4 cup Herb de Provence Olive Oil
  • 6 ounces baby arugula

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Peel and slice pears lengthwise. Core, drizzle with lemon juice and set in greased baking dish. (slice bottom of pear to sit level in baking dish.)
  3. In a small bowl, combine blue cheese, goji berries, walnuts, 1/4 cup balsamic & brown sugar.
  4. Fill the core of each pear slice w/ mixture.
  5. Bake pears, occasionally basting with liquid for 30 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  6. Just before serving, whisk remaining ¼ cup Comice Pear Balsamic, Herbs de Provence Olive Oil, and basting liquid and toss into arugula.
  7. Divide arugula onto 4 plates and top with a baked pear.
  8. Enjoy!

Don’t forget to put your Comice Pear Balsamic and Herb de Provence Olive Oil into your shopping cart before you go!

*Spice up your Pear Salad with some seared Ahi Tuna!

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