Tom's Pear Salad with Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette | Celia's Gourmet Foods Cookbook

Tom's Pear Salad with Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette

SALADS - DRESSINGS 128 Last Update: May 03, 2020 Created: May 03, 2020
Tom's Pear Salad with Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette
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  • Difficulty: Easy
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Tom's Pear Salad with Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To a blender add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, diced shallot and season with salt and pepper to taste (I used a 1/4 +1/8 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper).
  2. Blend mixture until well emulsified, about 20 seconds. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container until ready to serve.
  3. In a medium skillet melt butter along with brown sugar over medium heat. Once mixture has melted add walnuts and cook, stirring constantly until caramelized, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate in a single layer to cool.
  4. Layer lettuce and pears in a large bowl and toss with dressing, then top with Parmesan, dried cranberries and candied walnuts and serve (alternately just layer all the salad ingredients then drizzle with dressing.

Tom's Pear Salad with Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette



  • Serves: -
  • Prepare Time: -
  • Cooking Time: -
  • Calories: -
  • Difficulty: Easy

Tom's Pear Salad with Candied Walnuts and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To a blender add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, diced shallot and season with salt and pepper to taste (I used a 1/4 +1/8 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper).
  2. Blend mixture until well emulsified, about 20 seconds. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container until ready to serve.
  3. In a medium skillet melt butter along with brown sugar over medium heat. Once mixture has melted add walnuts and cook, stirring constantly until caramelized, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate in a single layer to cool.
  4. Layer lettuce and pears in a large bowl and toss with dressing, then top with Parmesan, dried cranberries and candied walnuts and serve (alternately just layer all the salad ingredients then drizzle with dressing.

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