4 cups mixed baby greens
24 pecan halves
1 Bosc pear
1/2 – 2/3 cup Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe below)
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
Mix baby greens and pecan halves together in small bowl. Cut Bosc pear in half. Remove seeds and slice thinly, leaving skin on. Add 3/4 of pear slices to salad. Gently mix with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette. Place additional pear slices around salad and top with blue cheese.
Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette – yield 2/3 cup
3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. minced shallot
1/8 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
in a small bowl, combine honey, vinaigrette, olive oil, garlic, and shallot. Mix, using whisk. Add salt to taste. Toss the salad greens, and add pepper to taste.