Roasted Walnut Pear Salad

What You Need:

4 pears

1/2 C honey

6 C salad greens

3 T extra virgin olive oil

1 C toasted walnuts, chopped coarse

1 (8 oz.) pkg. Italian cheese, shredded

How to Make It:

Peel the pears and remove the core.

Cut the pears into thick slices then cut each slice into quarters.

Pour the honey into a bowl.

Place the pear quarters into the honey and coat.

Place the salad greens into a salad bowl.

Drizzle the oil over the greens and toss to coat well.

Place the honey coated pears into the salad.

Sprinkle the walnuts over the entire salad.

Top with the shredded cheese.

Serves: 4

To toast walnuts place them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Place the baking sheet in a preheated 375 degree oven for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the walnuts are a pale brown and fragrant. Cool the walnuts before adding them to the salad.