eat a plain salad. I need it to be kicked up a few notches. Your
really going to like this. The dressing is what makes it extra
yummy. I could bottle it up and drink it.
Pear and Gorgonzola Salad
1 tablespoon of butter
2 Anjou pears, cored and cut into slices
1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/8 teaspoon of pepper
6 ounces of arugula
1 head of romaine
domestic blue cheese
1/2 cup sugared almonds
1 red onion, thinly sliced
Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add pear slices
and cook until the pears are golden but still slightly firm to the
touch about 6 minutes. Set aside. Combine the mustard, lemon
juice and maple syrup in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil.
Season with salt and pepper. Toss the arugula, romaine. blue
cheese, pecans, onion and pears together with the dressing in a
large bowl. Serve immediately.