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Radicchio Salad with Pear Vinaigrette, Glazed Walnuts and Gorgonzola Cheese

Radicchio Salad with Pear Vinaigrette, Glazed Walnuts and Gorgonzola Cheese

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Course: Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

Pear Vinaigrette Salad Dressing:

  • 1 ripe pear peeled and cored, cut into small pieces
  • 1/8 cup white wine vinegar Modena
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard grain
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey (add more according to your liking)

Glazed Walnuts

  • 2 cups raw walnuts
  • 4 tablespoons 100% pure honey (add more according to your liking)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt

For salad:

  • Radicchio
  • Mixed baby lettuce
  • Gorgonzola Cheese
  • Glazed Walnuts

Instructions

To Make Pear Vinaigrette Salad Dressing:

  • Place all the salad dressing ingredients in a food processor and blend until it emulsifies.

To Make Glazed Walnuts:

  • In a skillet over medium heat, add walnuts, honey and salt. Cook and keep stirring until the honey caramelized for about 2-3 minutes.

To Make Radicchio Salad:

  • Arrange a generous amount of radicchio leaves, baby lettuce leaves, glazed walnuts and gorgonzola cheese on a salad platter. 
  • Drizzle with homemade Pear Vinaigrette Salad Dressing.
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