Pears and blue cheese make a perfect pairing, and when tossed with heart-healthy walnuts, thinly shaved red onions, salad greens and a simple balsamic dressing, you've got an easy and delicious salad! This salad would make a beautiful presentation when served on a platter for Easter or any holiday meal.
California Pear Salad
Courtesy of California Pears
8 cups mixed salad greens
2 fresh California Bartlett or Comice pears, cored and sliced
½ red onion, sliced thinly
½ cup walnut halves
½ cup crumbled blue cheese
Line a large platter with greens. Top with pears, sliced onions and sprinkle with walnuts and crumbled cheese. Combine vinegar and oil to taste. Drizzle dressing over salad. Serve with crusty bread, if desired.