Mixed Green Salad With Grilled Pears & Blue Cheese

Estimated time: 
45 minutes
  • 2 tbl sherry vinegar, or cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/2 cup creamy blue cheese
  • 3 pears, peeled, cored & quartered
  1. Preheat the barbecue on LOW (120°c).  Whisk together vinegar and honey, then add olive oil in a thin stream whisking constantly, and add salt and pepper.  Brush or spray prepared pears with olive or vegetable oil, and place on preheated BBQ.
  2. Grill on both sides until softened slightly and heated through, about 4 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, divide greens evenly among six plates.  Arrange the pears, pecans and cheese on top and drizzle with the vinaigrette.

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