Butter Lettuce Salad, Gorgonzola & Pear Dressing

Butter Lettuce Salad, Gorgonzola & Pear Dressing

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40 min 40 min 4
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Ingredients


1 avocado(s) Avocado (halved, pitted, peeled and diced)
1/4 tsp Black pepper (for dressing)
1/2 cup crumbled Blue cheese (gorgonzola) (for dressing)
1/3 cup Cranberries, dried
1/4 tsp Dijon mustard (for dressing)
1/3 cup Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1/3 cup Hazelnuts (toasted and roughly chopped)
1/4 tsp Kosher salt (for dressing- plus extra for seasoning)
1/2 tbsp Lemon juice (for dressing)
1 head Lettuce, butterhead (Boston) (cut into 4 wedges)
3 tbsp Pear nectar, canned (for dressing)
1/2 large Pear, asian (quartered lengthwise, cored and thinly sliced)
1 1/2 tbsp White balsamic vinegar (for dressing)

Instructions


For the dressing: In a blender, blend together the oil, pear nectar, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, diced pear, cheese, salt and pepper until smooth.

For the salad: Place the lettuce wedges on 4 salad plates. Arrange the avocado, pear slices, hazelnuts and cranberries around the lettuce. Drizzle with the dressing and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 473  
Calories from fat 352  
Calories from saturated fat 68  
Total Fat 39  g
Saturated Fat 7.6  g
Trans Fat 0.0  g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1  g
Monounsaturated Fat 25.7  g
Cholesterol 13.4  mg
Sodium 408  mg
Potassium 519  mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.1  g
Dietary Fiber 6.9  g
Sugars 13.4  g
Protein 7.4  g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.4
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 1.2

Energy sources


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