Pear, Gorgonzola and Mesclun Salad

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Ingredients
  • 4 large pears, about 2 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 ounces gorgonzola or other creamy blue cheese
  • 12 cups mixed greens. washed, dried, and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups any vinaigrette
Instructions
 
1. Peel and core the pears; cut them into 1/2-inch chunks and toss with the lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
 
2. Crumble the gorgonzola into small bits; cover and refrigerate until needed.
 
3. When you're ready to serve, toss the pear, cheese, and greens together with as much of the dressing as you like. Serve immediately.
Total time: 
15 minutes
Yield: 
Makes 12 servings

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