Pears and goat cheese are classic combination that never goes out of style.
The tangy flavor of goat cheese pairs perfectly well with the sweetness of pears.
Bring these two flavors together to make a creamy dressing that well add a rich and indulgent flavor to every bite of this Butter Leaf Lettuce Salad.
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Butter Leaf Lettuce Salad With A Herbed Goat Cheese Pear Dressing
Making The Dressing
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons pear nectar
1 1/2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon sweet garlic Dijon mustard
One half of a 6-ounce ripe red Bartlett pear, cored and diced, do not peel
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese, with herbs
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly crushed pepper corns
Blend together in a blender, or food processor the oil, pear nectar, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, diced pear, cheese, salt and pepper until smooth.
Pour into your favorite salad dressing server or cruet and set aside in the refrigerator.
Preparing The Salad
1 head butter leaf lettuce, cut into 4 wedges, chop each wedge individually
1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
1 small red Bartlett pear, ripe, quartered lengthwise, cored and thinly sliced
1/3 cup pecan pieces
1/3 cup dried fruit mix, such as blueberries, cherries, cranberries, and raisins
Plate each chopped wedge on individual dinner plate.
Arrange the avocado slices, pear slices, pecan pieces, and dried fruit over the lettuce. Drizzle with the Herbed Goat Cheese & Pear Dressing.
Greek Marinated Chicken
Enjoy your Butter Leaf Lettuce Salad with this Greek Marinated Chicken.
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