Cobb Salad with Pears
Sweet and savory, this Cobb Salad is sure to delight with the addition of canned pears, carrots, and Parmesan cheese.
- 2 canned pear halves
- 6 cups mesclun mix baby greens
- 1/2 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
- 1 1/3 cups carrots, grated
- 3 tablespoons walnuts
- 1/4 cup pear juice
- 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon honey
- 1/4 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 dash salt and black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
- For the dressing, mix pear juice, vinegar, honey, mustard, and salt and pepper and olive oil in a blender.
- Put mixed greens in large mixing bowl, drizzle dressing over greens and mix together.
- Add remaining chopped pear, walnuts, and grated carrots and toss lightly.
- Portion out 1 cup of salad and top with 1/2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese.
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