Bacon Pear Gorgonzola Salad Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: March 22, 2022
Bacon Pear Gorgonzola Salad Recipe

How To Make Bacon Pear Gorgonzola Salad

Toss a quick and easy lunch in this bacon pear gorgonzola salad recipe, made of lettuce, roasted pecans, and crisp pears, coated in a tangy dressing.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8ozSpring Mix Lettuce
  • 2pears,sliced
  • ½cuppecans
  • ½cupdried cranberries
  • ½cupgorgonzola cheese,crumbled
  • 8slicesbacon

For Dressing:

  • ½cupextra virgin olive oil
  • cupbalsamic vinegar
  • 1tbspshallot,minced
  • 2tspdijon mustard
  • 2tspgranulated sugar
  • ½tspsalt
  • fresh ground pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Toast pecans on a baking sheet for 5 minutes at 350 degrees F.

  2. Cook the bacon in a fry pan or bake on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until done. Drain on a paper towel lined plate, let cool completely, and dice.

Dressing:

  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a jar with a lid and shake well.

  2. In a bowl, place the lettuce, pecans, cranberries, cheese, and bacon. When ready to serve, add the pears and dressing and toss.

  3. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 765.24kcal
  • Fat: 64.36g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 36.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.67g
  • Fiber: 5.98g
  • Sugar: 26.12g
  • Protein: 13.53g
  • Cholesterol: 50.94mg
  • Sodium: 717.64mg
  • Calcium: 143.10mg
  • Potassium: 506.50mg
  • Iron: 2.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 135.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.48mg
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