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Baked Pear, Blueberry, and Pecan Salad | www.freshapron.com

Baked Pear, Blueberry, and Pecan Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • For the Salad:
  • 2 ripe pears, Bartlett or Bosc
  • honey for drizzling
  • 6 cups Arugula or Spring Mix
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • For the Dressing:
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • *for a sweeter dressing, add 1/4 tsp honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Half the pears lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds and core. Drizzle with honey.
  3. Arrange on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
  4. While the pears are baking, prepare the dressing. In a small bowl, mix the extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. If you prefer a sweeter dress, mix in honey. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  5. When the pears are done baking, set them aside for 10 minutes to cool.
  6. While the pears are cooling, arrange the salad. Divide the Arugula or Spring Mix, blueberries, pecans, goat cheese, and dressing among 4 plates.
  7. Top each with a pear half and serve.