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By Murphette

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (7 Votes)
Roasted Pear Salad with Gorgonzola and Maple-Balsamic Dressing 1 Picture
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Servings 8

  • 2 TB chopped shallot
  • 2 TB balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TB maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 pears, halved, cored
  • 1 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 8 cups baby arugula
  • 2 cups chopped radicchio
  • 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans

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Instructions: To make dressing: Stir together shallot, vinegar, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and salt

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