At a friendsgiving this weekend, I had a favorite item: Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola. The salad was De-licious and easy to make. I like that it was good and good for me.
Servings: 6 • Size: 1/6th • Old Points: 4 pts •Points+: 5 pts
Calories: 160.4 • Fat: 12.6 g • Protein: 4.6 g • Carb: 10.4 g • Fiber: 2.2 g • Sugar: 2.2
Sodium: 105.7 mg (without salt)
For the dressing:
- 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp honey
- 1/4 tsp salt
- fresh ground pepper
- 3 tbsp olive oil
For the salad:
- 2 small ripe pears, peeled and diced
- 1/4 cup (2 oz) reduced-fat gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
- 8 oz mixed baby greens (baby spinach, arugula, radicchio, etc.)
- 1 oz (about 20 halves) pecans
For the dressing: In a large bowl, mix vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Whisk in olive oil and blend.
In a salad bowl combine baby greens, pears, gorgonzola cheese and pecans. When you are ready to serve, add the vinaigrette and toss well. Serve immediately, and enjoy!
Try it out, and I hope ya like it!