Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

3
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This salad makes a fabulous starter or light lunch. When pears are not in season, try thinly sliced Fuji apples instead.

Ingredients

low-fat buttermilk

½ cup(s)

blue cheese

½ cup(s), crumbled

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

black pepper

¼ tsp, freshly ground

arugula

1 bunch(es), baby variety

romaine lettuce

1 head(s), roughly torn

pear(s)

3 medium, cored and thinly sliced

chopped walnuts

¼ cup(s), toasted

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine buttermilk, blue cheese, garlic and pepper; set aside.
  2. Combine arugula, romaine and pears in a large serving bowl; drizzle with dressing and gently toss to coat. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve. Yields about 2 cups per serving.

Notes

For a colorful presentation, swap red pears for the green ones.

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