easy penne alla vodka, broccoli
crockpot chicken enchilada soup
garlic sizzling shrimp, snap peas herbed cheese buttermilk biscuits
flat iron steak with red wine sauce, baked potatoes, green beans
bbq chicken thighs, skillet corn
pulled pork tacos with sweet chili slaw, black beans
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Friday, November 14, 2014

Balsamic Pear Salad

Balsamic Pear Salad
Miss F has been eating salad more often, which means I have been eating salad more often. There were gorgeous pears at the grocer this week and this salad was the perfect way to showcase them. I was shocked when C devoured the whole thing, I never figured him to be a pear-salad loving guy. Sweet balsamic dressing is one of my most favorite salad toppings and it works beautifully with fall pears.  I used Anjou pears, but Bosc pears would work just as nicely.
Balsamic Pear Salad

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon brown sugar
½ cup olive oil
4 cups chopped romaine
1 pear, sliced
¼ onion, thinly sliced

Whisk together the vinegar, mustard and sugar. Stream in the olive oil, whisking constantly. Toss the romaine, pears and onion with the dressing. Serve.
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Catherine said...

Very nice and healthy too. Catherine

Carol at Wild Goose Tea said...

Simple and purrrfect with pears being so special in flavor this time of year. I love fruit with non-fruit ingredients. This type of salad goes so well with meat, fish or chicken too

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