1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup walnuts

6 cups green leaf lettuce

4 Asian pears, peeled, cored & diced

blue cheese

1/2 cup pomegranate seeds

serve with oil and vinegar dressing


  1. Dissolve sugar and water in nonstick fry pan.
  2. Heat until syrup forms.
  3. Quickly stir in nuts.
  4. Turn out onto parchment paper or aluminum foil and separate nuts while still hot. Let cool.
  5. Place lettuce in a large bowl.
  6. Add pears, cheese, and pomegranate seeds to lettuce.
  7. Sprinkle with nuts and serve with oil and vinegar dressing.

To make this a complete meal, add a diced chicken breast and make the serving a bit bigger.

About This Recipe

This salad has an elegant flavor combination

Pear Salad with Blue Cheese, Walnuts and Pomegranate