Arugula, Pear, Blue Cheese And Walnut Salad
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2 Bartlett pears, quartered and cored
1/2 pound arugula
1/4 pound blue cheese, cubed
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 cup unsalted walnuts
prep: 5 minutes
total: 15 minutes
2. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the butter, vinegar and sugar. When they melt together and get hot, add the walnuts and pears and cook, stirring once, until the pears are browned and tender, 3-5 minutes.
3. Pour the pears, walnuts and all the pan juices over the arugula. Add the blue cheese and a sprinkling of fresh ground black pepper. Gently toss just to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.