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Butter Lettuce Salad with Pears, Gorgonzola, Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Sweet fruit, creamy cheese and crunchy nuts create a delightful contrast with tender butter lettuce leaves in this delicious salad.

Prep time: 15 min | Total time: 15 min | 2 Servings

Ingredients

SALAD:

5 oz

Earthbound Farm Organic Butter Lettuce Leaves (large leaves torn into pieces and small leaves left intact)

1

Pear (cored and thinly sliced)

½ cup

crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

½ cup

Toasted, chopped walnuts

BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE:

2 Tbsp

balsamic vinegar

½ tsp

minced garlic

½ tsp

Dijon mustard

6 Tbsp

olive oil

½ tsp

salt (or to taste)

¼ tsp

Freshly ground black pepper (or to taste)

Directions

In a large salad bowl, whisk together the vinegar, garlic and mustard. Slowly add the oil in a thin stream, whisking steadily. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Add the lettuce, pears, Gorgonzola and walnuts, and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

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