• Yield: Makes 12 servings

  • Time: 15 minutes total


  • 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



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.