Buttermilk Blue and Asian Pear Salad
A simple, yet elegant winter fruit salad of sliced Asian pears fanned out and drizzled with a walnut and rice wine vinaigrette, garnished with toasted walnuts pieces, minced fresh chives and blue cheese crumbles.
4 Asian pears
2 ounces walnut oil
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
6 ounces Wisconsin Buttermilk Blue Cheese
2 ounces walnut pieces, toasted
1 teaspoon fresh chives, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
- Core and slice Asian pear and fan out on plate.
- Combine oil and vinegar and drizzle on pears.
- Crumble and sprinkle cheese on pears.
- Sprinkle with toasted walnuts and minced chives.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.