Summer Pear Salad

Ingredients

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.

ORANGE CITRUS VINAIGRETTE

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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