Crumbly Gorgonzola, Pear and Pecan Salad

Crumbly Gorgonzola, Pear and Pecan Salad
Crumbly Gorgonzola, Pear and Pecan Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 cups spring green salad mix
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 oz. BelGioioso Crumbly Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 fresh ripe pear, thinly sliced

Directions

Preheat oven to 350˚F. Spread out pecans on a baking sheet.

Place in oven to toast, stirring once or twice, about 3-5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

In a medium saucepan, heat sugar until it turns liquid, take off the heat and add the toasted pecans to coat, stirring quickly.

Return coated pecans to baking sheet, and separate nuts when cool. In a large salad bowl, toss salad greens with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste.

Add BelGioioso Crumbly Gorgonzola, sugared pecans and fresh pear slices. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 cups spring green salad mix
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 oz. BelGioioso Crumbly Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 fresh ripe pear, thinly sliced

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