Red Wine Poached Pear Gorgonzola Salad
Red Wine Poached Pear Gorgonzola Salad is a beautiful green salad with sweet pears poached in red wine combined with salty gorgonzola cheese and crunchy chopped walnuts.
- 3 Concorde or Bosc pears peeled, halved, and cored
- 2 cups red wine
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 6 cups mixed greens washed and drained
- 3/4 cup gorgonzola
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
In a medium pan over medium heat, add pears, red wine, orange juice, sugar, and cinnamon and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer cook for about 25 minutes or until the pears are soft. Remove pear slices and drain.
Meanwhile, divide washed salad greens onto 6 plates. Divide pear slices evenly between the plates. Sprinkle with gorgonzola cheese and chopped walnuts. Enjoy!
Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg