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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.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Pear Salad, Red Wine Poached Pear Gorgonzola Salad, Red Wine Poached Pear Salad, Red Wine Poached Pears
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 309kcal


  • 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