Warm Pear Salad

It really should be called blueish green cheese

It really should be called blueish green cheese

We concocted this on a day so cold, we even wanted our salad to warm us up.

Warm Pear Salad

  • 1 bosc pear, thinly sliced and cored (Peeled or unpeeled)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp fig jam
  • 4 oz blue cheese, crumbled
  • 4 cups fresh spinach torn in bite sized pieces
  • almonds, pecans or hazelnuts

Divide spinach among four small plates. Melt butter over medium heat in a skillet. When starting to bubble throw in the pears. Saute for about five minutes. Pears should be tender, but still have some bite. Stir in jam and toss to coat. Turn off heat and sprinkle with blue cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Divide pears among four plates. Sprinkle with a few nuts if desired.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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7 Responses to Warm Pear Salad

  1. sallybr says:

    Super creative, Greg! I think I would like this with a nice T-bone steak by the side πŸ˜‰

    you know, just to keep the hubby happy! (and me too)

  2. Brilliant! Easy, quick and delicious, I bet those flavors just pop off the plate! I’ll have to try this!

  3. Reblogged this on Challengeu2cook and commented:
    Hello Challengeu2cook followers! I want to share a great sounding recipe! I can not wait to make this. The simplicity of this salad is so perfect, and it would be a dish to take to your Easter Dinner gathering. Enjoy and Happy Cooking, Vonnie

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