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This delicious salad pairs tangy roquefort with sweet pears and a perfectly complimentary mustard vinaigrette.


Roquefort and Pear Salad Recipe

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes



  • 1 Head Bibb Lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 3 Pears, peeled, chopped and cored
  • 5 Oz. Roquefort Cheese, crumbled
  • 1 Avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 Cup Green Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Pecans
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons White Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Mustard
  • 1 Clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • Pinch of pepper


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, stir together the 1/4 cup of sugar and the pecans. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar has melted and caramelized onto the pecans. Transfer to wax paper and cool, then break into pieces.
  2. In a blender combine the oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Blend until completely combined and no large droplets of oil remain.
  3. In a large serving bowl, combine together the lettuce, pear, blue cheese, avocado and green onions, drizzle with the vinaigrette and toss lightly to combine.
  4. Sprinkle with pecans, serve and enjoy!