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Delicious 5 Minute Pear Blue Cheese Salad

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Roni Cohen – @ronis_recipes
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The freshest lunch you can make in under 5 minutes: a pear blue cheese salad packed with flavor and nutritional value.
Prep Time :5 minutes
Total Time :5 minutes
Servings: 2

INGREDIENTS
 

Dressing:

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Mix all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Combine the lettuce with the dressing in a large salad bowl. Add the pear, grapes, cucumbers and blue cheese. Mix again and serve!

MY NOTES

pear blue cheese salad recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

Can I prepare the pear blue cheese salad in advance?

It’s best to store the dressing separately and combine it with the salad just before serving to maintain optimal crispness. This allows the flavors to meld while preventing the lettuce from becoming soggy. Refrigerate the components in airtight containers, assembling them effortlessly when ready to enjoy.

What are the nutritional benefits of the ingredients in the salad?

This pear blue cheese salad is a nutritional powerhouse. The lettuce mix provides fiber, vitamins A and K, while pears contribute antioxidants and dietary fiber. Grapes add natural sweetness and polyphenols. Cucumbers bring hydration and vitamins. Blue cheese provides protein and calcium. The dressing, with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, offers healthy fats and antioxidants.

What to serve with this salad

For a perfect culinary ensemble, pair the pear blue cheese salad with grilled steak or herb-roasted chicken. The salad’s vibrant mix of flavors and textures harmonizes beautifully with the savory richness of the meats. Alternatively, serve it as a refreshing side alongside a creamy soup, such as butternut squash or tomato basil. Enhance the dining experience with a side of crusty artisan bread or garlic knots, providing a delightful contrast to the salad’s crisp freshness.

pear blue cheese salad recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

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