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Mâche Salad with Pecans, Pears, and Gorgonzola
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 8 cups mâche (5-6 ounces)
  • 1 large Bosc or Red Anjou pear, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • Edible flowers, for garnish (optional)

Mâche Salad with Pecans, Pears, and Gorgonzola

Debra Rouse, ND | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people
  • Calories per serving: 262

A springtime treat, mâche (pronounced mosh; also called lamb's lettuce) grows in sweet little florets and has a buttery taste. Rich in vitamins and minerals, mâche can replace regular lettuce in salads. If you can't find mâche, use baby spinach instead. 

Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together raspberry vinegar, honey, and olive oil. Season with sea salt, if desired.
  2. Heat a small skillet over medium-high flame and coat lightly with cooking spray. Add pecans and drizzle with maple syrup. Stir pecans constantly until lightly coated with syrup and beginning to roast, about 5 minutes (watch carefully to avoid burning). Spread pecans to cool on a plate.
  3. Place mâche in a large bowl. Add candied pecans, sliced pear, and gorgonzola; toss. Drizzle with about half of the raspberry dressing and toss until well coated. Divide salad among four plates, top with edible flowers (if using), and serve.

PER SERVING: 262 cal, 16g fat (8g mono, 3g poly, 4g sat), 12mg chol, 5g protein, 28g carb, 4g fiber, 236mg sodium

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