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Pear, Walnut, Blue Cheese Salad
(recipe courtesy of: Creosote Cafe)
Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 20 min.
Accompanied by a fresh, warm roll this salad makes a great light supper.


4 ounces mixed greens

4 teaspoons olive oil
4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme
salt & pepper

8 ounces cheese-filled ravioli or tortellini, cooked and drained
4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
2 pears, peeled and sliced
3 tablespoons walnuts, toasted


Wash mixed greens and dry well. Set aside.

To make the dressing:
In a small bowl, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, thyme, and salt and pepper (to taste). Set aside.

In a large salad bowl, combine, the greens, cooled tortellini, blue cheese, walnuts, and pear. Add dressing. Toss. Serve immediately.


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