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Butter Lettuce Salad with Pear, Walnuts, Gorgonzola & Champagne Viniagrette
Makes 6 Servings
Ingredients
*2 ripe pears, such as Bartlett or Anjou
*2 tbls. fresh lemon juice
*2 heads Butter or Boston Bibb lettuce
*Champagne Vinaigrette
*1/2 cup chopped walnuts
*3/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
Instructions
1Peel and core pears and chop into a small dice. Place in a bowl of water with lemon juice to prevent browning.
2Rinse lettuce and pat dry. Rip into pieces and place in a large bowl. Add Champagne Vinaigrette to lightly coat the lettuce and toss to combine. Place on individual serving plates.
3Drain diced pears and mound on top of the lettuce in the center. Sprinkle chopped walnuts and cheese over the top of the salad. Pass extra cheese at the table.