CALIFORNIA PEAR BISTRO SALAD (VEGETARIAN)
8 cups assorted mixed salad greens
2 fresh California Bartlett or Comice pears, cored and sliced
1⁄2 red onion, sliced thinly
1⁄2 cup walnut halves
1⁄2 cup crumbled blue cheese
Line a large platter with greens. Top with pears, sliced onions and sprinkle with walnuts and crumbled cheese. Combine vinegar and oil to taste. Drizzle dressing over salad. Serve with crusty bread, if desired.
Makes 4 servings
Nutritional Information: (Per serving) Calories-297; protein-7.62 grams; carbohydrates-20.70 grams; fat- 22.22 grams (saturated fat-5.13 grams; monosaturated fat-9.80 grams; polyunsaturated fat-6 grams); cholesterol-12.69 mgs; sodium-412.77 mgs; fiber-4.62 grams; sugar-12.07 grams; percent calories from fat-64%.