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Pear and Pomegranate Salad

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 10 People

Ingredients
  

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 2/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Clove Garlic (pressed or finely minced)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • Ground Pepper

Salad

  • 3 Medium D'Anjou Pears (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 Lemon Lemon Juice
  • 16 Oz Salad Greens
  • 8 Oz Brie (thinly sliced, cut into 1" pieces)
  • Large Seeds of Pomegranate
  • 1 1/2 Cups Pecans (toasted)

Instructions
 

  • To prepare Balsamic Vinaigrette, measure all of the ingredients into a mason jar. Tightly screw on the lid and shake vigorously until everything is thoroughly combined.
  • Immediately after cutting the pear slices, place them in a large plastic baggie and squeeze fresh lemon juice over them. Close bag and gently shake to coat.
  • In a large salad bowl, layer salad greens, pear slices, pieces of Brie, pomegranate seeds, and toasted pecans
  • Just before serving, dress with desired amount of Balsamic Vinaigrette and toss until salad ingredients are evenly coated.