Autumn Pear Salad


Ingredients for Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients for Salad

  • ​1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts

  • 1 Tbsp. Salted Butter

  • 1 Tbsp. packed Light Brown Sugar

  • 7 oz. Spring Salad and Spinach blend

  • 2 oz. Parmesan Cheese- shaved

  • 2 Pears

  • 1/3 cup dried Sweetened Cranberries



For Vinaigrette:

Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, dijon mustard,  and diced shallot in a blender. Season with salt and pepper. Blend until well emulsified, about 20 seconds. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

For Candied Walnuts:  

Melt butter along with brown sugar over medium heat in a medium skillet. Once melted, stir constantly until caramelized, about 2 minutes. Transer to plate to cool.

For Salad: Layer lettuce and pears in a large bowl and toss with dressing, top with shaved parmesan, dried cranberried and  candied walnuts and serve. 

Try this salad with Vanilla Orange Balsamic or Cranberry Walnut Balsamic.