Summer Pear Salad


32 ounces mixed baby greens
6 ounces bleu cheese, crumbled
2 ounces gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
4 ounces dried cherries
6 ounces almonds, sliced thinly
2 pears, sliced thinly
Orange Citrus Vinaigrette (recipe follows)

Instructions Toss baby greens, cheeses, cherries, almonds and pears together. Add vinaigrette, then toss again to coat salad. Serve in chilled bowls.


2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 heaping teaspoon ground mustard
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
Dash of sea salt
Dash of cracked peppercorns
Juice of 1/2 of a large orange

Add the ingredients to a blender in the order listed above. Mix for 30 seconds, then pour vinaigrette in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Prior to serving, shake well.

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