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Roasted Pear Salad

Roasted Pear Salad

  • Author: Marty Boyd
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • 8 cups mixed baby greens
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 2 Bosc pears,cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Honey Balsamic Dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 400*
  2. Place 2 tablespoons butter in a 8×8 inch baking dish. Place in oven to melt butter. Remove core from pears halves using a melon baller or a small spoon.
  3. Place pears cut side down in the melted butter and bake uncovered for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and drizzle with the balsamic vinegar,return to oven for another 5 minutes. Remove from oven and let set until room temperature. Do not remove the pears from the baking dish until completely cooled.
  4. Divide the mixed green among 4 plates. Top greens with one pear half,skin side up. Sprinkle with Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts.
  5. Serve with Honey Balsamic Dressing

Keywords: baby greens, pears, gorgonzola cheese, slaw, side dish, walnuts