The Honey Champagne Vinaigrette dressing looks delicious! PS: I have a daughter named Courtney. of Brie cheese (or Saint-André cheese) and a handful of walnuts and cranberries among the pear halves. Although I have to say my version is better…well I guess I didn’t have to say it, but I did anyway. 1 tsp pure vanilla extract. Salad… ( Log Out /  Fruit, nuts and cheese is a popular salad combination on the internet, but this particular recipe has been adapted from these toasties by Cookin Canuck, with a pomegranate vinaigrette by Bobby Flay. 1 head Boston lettuce. Divide Brie cheese over toasts; arrange on a jelly-roll pan. Posted by Linda Spiker | Mar 13, 2014 | salad, salad dressing, vegetarian | 16. Bake at 400° for 3 minutes. Arrange pear and brie slices on a plate, alternating each, drizzle lightly with a little dressing. 4 ounces bleu cheese, crumbled. Place egg white in another shallow dish. To find recipes simply enter a recipe name, key words or ingredients in the search bar below. Not only do I have a new-found appreciation for vegetarianism, I also seem to be on a bit of a ‘salad-roll’ at the moment. Swap out your weekly stand-by pizza and make a homemade seasonal version topped with sliced pears, caramelized onions and brie . This gorgeous salad was inspired by a salad I had in Sundance Utah when we were at the film festival. Obviously your parents have great taste in names . Thanks Courtney and the best part is it’s really easy! To contact us please email [email protected] We were heading up from LA to meet some friends there and ran into car trouble. --Margee Berry, Trout Lake, WA YAY YOU!! The Organic Kitchen is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. ( Log Out /  Disclosure: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. 450 ml water. Drizzle a bit of honey and return the skillet to the oven. It pairs so well with fruit, and the acidity of a good vinaigrette balances the richness nicely. This poached pear and goat cheese salad is made with mixed greens tossed with a pear shallot vinaigrette, topped with poached pears and herbed goat cheese. Garnish with the candied pecans and chicken/seafood (if using. Adapted from Laylita’s Recipes. Beautiful pictures as well, salad never looked so good , This is an especially beautiful salad…and it does look easy. Peel 4 medium pears, leaving the stalk intact. 1/4 cup honey. Tightly screw on … I’m making this salad. 1 1/2 cup dry red wine (I use a Burgundy pinot noir). 1/8 tsp ground black pepper. Peel and core pear(s) 2. Sauté them in a large frying pan with the butter and sugar for about 5 minutes until they are caramelised, then add the balsamic vinegar and cook for a further 2 minutes. Thank you for sharing!!! Combine honey and balsamic vinegar in a bowl. Whilst there are many varieties of fruit – nut – cheese salads on the internet, and you can broadly mix-and-match between them, I do recommend using walnuts as opposed to hazelnuts which can have a more bitter taste. Herbed Goat Cheese: 6oz goat cheese, room temperature 2 garlic cloves, crushed Meanwhile, cut the pears into quarters and remove any pips. Thinly slice the brie. ( Log Out /  Every salad you make causes drool reaction ;). Not disappointed at al!The fried green tomatoes were zingy and firm, not soupy. It’s like a little star burst…if stars were made of fruit and cheese. Poached Pear and Blue Cheese Salad A refreshing salad using pears poached in sweet white wine that is perfect as an appetizer or a light main dish. really mixes together], Instead of mixing you could put it all including the oil in a jar, twist the lid on tightly and shake until emulsified, Place a handful of rocket on each place and toss with a small spoonful of the vinaigrette, Place 3-5 slices of poached pear on top with a small handful of walnuts [both depend on total amounts available], Slice the Brie thinly and add on top of the salad, ‘Decorate’ the salad with a bit more vinaigrette, Take a spoonful of vinaigrette and shake side to side over the salad until desired quantity achieved, Be careful not to over-do the amount of vinaigrette – you don’t need to use up the entire quantity [you can reserve some for other salads]. : Champagne vinegar works well, too. cups toasted pecans 1 recipe vinaigrette! 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