You guessed it – another salad

Pears – not our favorite fruit.

In fact, we never eat them raw. The graininess is off-putting. Too funky.

But, ahh. Saute a Bosc pear and it’s a whole new ballgame. Add some carmalized onions and silky blue cheese and the ballgame goes into extra innings.

This salad first appeared on our table 10 years ago, and every fall and winter, it pops its head up more reliably than that pesky groundhog. With crusty bread, it transcends salad and serves as a complete meal. But, in smaller servings, it can also kick-start a dinner.

Serves four

Pear and Saga Salad

2 Bosc pears, sliced

1 medium sweet onion

3 Tbsp. salted butter

6 oz. Saga blue cheese

field greens

balsamic vinegar

olive oil

fresh ground pepper

toasted walnuts

Saute onions in butter over low heat for 10-15 minutes. Add pear slices to pan, cover and cook another 15-20 minutes.

Place field greens on plates. Slice Sage blue into bite-size piecesand add to lettuce. Place hot pears and onions on top of greens. Top with walnuts. Sprinkle each salad with pepper, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Serve immediately.







2 thoughts on “You guessed it – another salad

  1. That sounds so much better than the broccoli and spinach salad that I am eating for lunch right now. I believe you just planned my dinner for me.

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