Classic Pear and Date Salad A flavorful salad featuring dates, pear and cheese. Salad Classic Pear and Date Salad Classic Pear and Date Salad thumbnail Preparation Time: 15 minutes Total time: 15 minutes 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 pkg. (6 oz.) DOLE® Butter Bliss, 1/2 cup chopped DOLE Whole Pitted Dates or DOLE Chopped Dates, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 1 medium medium DOLE Pear, quartered and cored, 1/4 cup gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled, 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted, salt and black pepper, to taste, Instructions: Step 1: Toss salad blend and dates in large bowl; set aside.
Step 2: Combine oil and vinegar in small bowl. Pour over salad; toss to evenly coat. Evenly divide salad onto 4 salad plates.
Step 3: Cut each pear quarter lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices. Fan sliced pear quarter over each salad. Sprinkle with cheese and nuts.  Add salt and black pepper, to taste.

Tip: To toast pecans, bake at 350 F. 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Classic Pear and Date Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 210 Calories
Servings 4
Nutrition facts Nutrition facts

About

A flavorful salad featuring dates, pear and cheese.

Ingredients 8

Ingredients

1 pkg. (6 oz.) DOLE® Butter Bliss
1/2 cup chopped DOLE Whole Pitted Dates or DOLE Chopped Dates
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 medium medium DOLE Pear, quartered and cored
1/4 cup gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  salt and black pepper, to taste

Steps

STEP1
Ingredients

1 pkg (6 oz.) DOLE® Butter Bliss
1/2 cup DOLE Pitted Dates, sliced

Direction

Toss salad blend and dates in large bowl; set aside.

STEP2
Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Direction

Combine oil and vinegar in small bowl. Pour over salad; toss to evenly coat. Evenly divide salad onto 4 salad plates.

STEP3
Ingredients

1 medium DOLE Pear, quartered and cored
1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese
1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted

salt and black pepper, to taste

Direction

Cut each pear quarter lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices. Fan sliced pear quarter over each salad. Sprinkle with cheese and nuts.  Add salt and black pepper, to taste.

Tip: To toast pecans, bake at 350 F. 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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