A mix of savory and sweet seasonal ingredients makes this salad a potluck dish your friends and family will remember.
Keyword: avocado, fresh, summer, watermelon
Large Serving Bowl
6cupsSpring Mix Lettuce
3Tbsp.Red Wine Vinegar
1 1/2tsp.White Sugar
1 1/2tsp. Prepared Mustard
Fresh Ground Black Pepperto taste
In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/2 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Then carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.
For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.
In a large serving bowl, first layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.