Recipes | Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pears and Goat Cheese | Sur La Table
Review Your Order
Close

Shopping Cart

  • 0 Total
  • $0.00
0
CHECK  OUT
Cooking

Vitamix® Professional Series 750 Blender

$649.95

SHOP NOW

Spinach Salad with Caramelized Pears and Goat Cheese

Serves: Serves 3 - 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag baby spinach, washed
  • 1½ tbsp.golden balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. shallots, minced
  • 6 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion, sliced
  • 2 pears, cut into ½ inch thick wedges
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 6 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
  • Optional: Garnish with walnut or pecan pieces


Procedures:

In a bowl combine the vinegar, mustard, honey and shallots and mix well. While whisking quickly, slowly add the oil to form a vinaigrette. Set aside and reserve to dress the salad.

In a medium high pan melt the butter. Add the pears and sear until well browned. Turn the pears over and sear on the other side as well. Set aside. Doing this in a non stick pan may help to achieve a better result. In a large wooden bowl combine the spinach and the onions. Toss well with enough vinaigrette to coat the spinach. Remember you can always add more but you can’t take it out. Serve the salad on plates and garnish each salad with pears and some crumbled goat cheese. Goat cheese crumbles much easier when it is cold so be sure to leave it in the refrigerator until it is needed.

Tested and perfected in the Sur la Table Cooking Class Program.

These Are Perfect For This Recipe

Sur La Table® Stainless Steel Bowls

Stars: 4.9

  • $8.95 - $27.95

Exclusive Extra-deep, durable bowls feature mirror-finish interiors and matte-finish exteriors, with flat bottoms for stability. Dishwasher safe. More About Sur La Table Stainless Steel Bowls »


Stainless Steel Locking Tongs, 9"

Stars: 4.8

  • $12.95

New Exclusive Ideal for tossing salads, flipping steaks and retrieving food from steaming pots, handy tongs lock for flat storage or hang on loop end. Fun colored tongs feature heat-resistant silicone tips to protect nonstick cookware. Manufacturer: Sur La... More About Locking Tongs »


Sur La Table® Tri-Ply Skillets, Set of 2

Stars: 5.0

  • $69.95
  • Value: $180.00

New Exclusive An incredible deal on two of our favorite skillets—8" nonstick and 10" stainless steel. This versatile set delivers delicious meals—morning, noon, and night. The 8" skillet features Dupont® Autograph™ nonstick coating... More About Sur La Table Tri-Ply Skillets Set of 2 »

1101112
Standard Shipping Rates Apply
In Stock and Ready to Ship

Joseph Joseph Twist™ 2-in-1 Silicone Whisk

Stars: 4.8

  • $9.95

Another innovative tool from our friends at Joseph Joseph—this is a flat whisk and balloon whisk in one. Simply twist the base of handle to select flat whisk or balloon whisk. The flat whisk setting makes storage easy, and parts are easy to separate... More About Joseph Joseph Twist 2 in 1 Silicone Whisk »


 
Registry Management: Multiple Registries
Close

Choose a Registry

We've found more than just one registry in your account. Which registry would you like to choose?