Caramelized Pear, Blue Cheese, and Honey-Roasted Almond Salad

The Recipe:


4 moderately firm pears (any variety)
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons butter
6 cups salad greens
4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
Honey-Roasted Almonds
Honey Vinaigrette
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Cut pears in half; core if desired. Sprinkle cut side with sugar.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt butter in a large skillet over moderate heat. Place pear halves in butter, cut side down. Cook 2 to 5 minutes until cut surface is golden. Remove pear halves and place, cut side up, in a lightly greased roasting pan.

Bake 30 minutes, or until pears are tender. Place hot pears on a bed of salad greens. Sprinkle blue cheese and Honey-Roasted Almonds over salad. Drizzle with Honey Vinaigrette and sprinkle with additional pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Honey-Roasted Almonds

Honey Vinaigrette


4 servings

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This sounds yummy

This sounds yummy