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Pear & Gorgonzola Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Baby Spinach
Gluten Free
Vegetarian
Salads

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Pear & Gorgonzola Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Baby Spinach
Gluten Free
Vegetarian
Salads
Cook Time 10 min
Serves 3-4

This salad is classic, easy-to-make salad you can always count on! Use seasonal pears for the juiciest, sweetest flavor.

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. BrightFarms® Baby Spinach or BrightFarms® salad of your choice! 
  • 2 oz. gorgonzola, crumbled 
  • 1 cup pecans 
  • ½ cup dried cranberries 
  • 2 pears, cut into thin slices  
  • 1 small carrot, ribboned 

Cranberry Vinaigrette 

  • 1 cup cranberry sauce 
  • 1 tsp orange zest 
  • ½ cup orange juice 
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 
  • ¼ cup olive oil 
  • ½ tsp salt 

Recipe preparation

  1. Place salad greens in a large bowl. Peel the pears and cut into thin slices, removing the core and any seeds. 
  2. Peel the carrot and use vegetable peeler to peel the carrot into ribbons. 
  3. Add pear slices, cranberries, carrot ribbons, and pecans to the bowl. 
  4. In a mason jar, combine dressing ingredients and shake to combine. 
  5. Toss everything in the bowl with the dressing. Serve immediately. 
Special Instructions

This salad offers endless ways to customize from adding crumbled bacon, to using a goat cheese, or swapping in avocado for vegans!