Mâche Salad with Pecans, Pears, and Gorgonzola
  • 1/4cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1/4cup honey
  • 1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4teaspoon saltoptional
  • 1/2cup pecans
  • 1tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 8cups mâche5-6 ounces
  • 1large Bosc or Red Anjou pear, thinly sliced
  • 1/2cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • Edible flowers, for garnishoptional
  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.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Mâche Salad with Pecans, Pears, and Gorgonzola
Amount Per Serving
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 236mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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