Pear and Fig Salad with Blue Cheese

2
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

uncooked shallot(s)

1 Tbsp, finely chopped

rice vinegar

1 Tbsp, unseasoned

orange zest

½ tsp, grated

orange juice

1 Tbsp

olive oil

1½ tsp

Dijon mustard

½ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

tsp

endive

4 cup(s), frisée variety or escarole, torn

fresh mixed greens

2 cup(s), lightly packed

asian pear(s)

1 item(s), cored, and sliced

fresh fig(s)

8 medium, stemmed and quartered

reduced fat crumbled blue cheese

¼ cup(s)

unsalted dry-roasted hazelnuts

cup(s), (2 tbsp), coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. To make dressing, whisk together shallot, vinegar, orange zest and juice, oil, mustard, salt, and pepper in large bowl.
  2. Add curly endive or escarole, salad greens, and pear and toss to coat. Add figs, blue cheese, and hazelnuts and toss gently to combine.
  3. Per serving: about 2 cups

Notes

Asian pears are sometimes called apple pears because of their crisp texture. Use a regular pear or an apple in this salad if you prefer.

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