Pear Gorgonzola Salad w/Walnuts & Maple Vinaigrette
Pear Gorgonzola Salad w/Walnuts & Maple vinaigrette: addictive salad. Sweet maple vinaigrette w/pure maple syrup & shallots complements pears & greens.
- 1 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
- 1 cup toasted or maple walnut halves
- 1 - 11 oz. package Spring Salad Mix
- 3 pears sliced
- 1/2 shallot minced
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
Gently toss salad greens, walnuts, pears and gorgonzola in large salad bowl.
Or arrange on individual serving plates.
Make maple vinaigrette by combining minced shallot, vinegar, syrup, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
Slowly whisk in vegetable oil until well blended.
Drizzle maple vinaigrette liberally over salad, toss and serve immediately.