Warm Pear and Hazelnut Salad

Warm Pear and Hazelnut Salad

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 10 minutes
  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 2 firm ripe pears, (such as Bartlett), cored and cut in 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) sherry vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) liquid honey
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 12 cups (2.8 L) baby arugula leaves
  • 3-1/2 oz (99 g) Cambozola cheese, broken in chunks
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) skinned toasted hazelnuts

Preparation

In skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook pears for 1 minute. Add 1 tbsp of the vinegar and brown sugar; toss to coat. Cook until fork-tender, about 2 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together olive oil, remaining vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Toss with arugula. Divide among 4 plates; sprinkle with cheese, hazelnuts and warm pears.

 

Source: Canadian Living Magazine, January 2013

http://www.canadianliving.com/food/quick_and_easy/warm_pear_and_hazelnut_salad.php

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