Tangy Pear and Blue Cheese Salad


Romaine, blue cheese, chopped pears, walnuts, and red onions, combined with a tangy dressing, make this salad unforgettable. It is a sure hit worth trying!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • cup ketchup

  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 cup canola oil

  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped

  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese

  • 2 pears - peeled, cored and chopped

  • ½ cup toasted chopped walnuts

  • ½ red onion, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, mix ketchup, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Gradually pour in oil, stirring constantly, until well blended.

  2. In a large serving bowl, toss together lettuce, blue cheese, pears, walnuts, and red onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss well to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

627 Calories
50g Fat
43g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 627
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 50g 64%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 1197mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 32mg 160%
Calcium 157mg 12%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 500mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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