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Chopped Salad with Pears, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese

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This is a hearty 5-ingredient salad with no lettuce required. It's the perfect crunchy combination of sweet, salty, nutty, and anise; all tossed in a simple, sweet vinaigrette. If you love the flavors of fall, chances are you'll enjoy this.

How To MakeDiet Type: Classic

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Shopping List
    Salad
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 small fennel bulb
  • 1 pear
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled (Note 1) Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar or white balsamic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
  1. Step 1: In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast the walnuts until slightly darker and fragrant, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them to avoid burning.
  2. Step 2: Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Step 3: Chop all salad ingredients into small, bite-sized pieces. Place in a serving bowl. Pour the dressing, to taste, over the salad. Toss well to coat.
  4. Serve: This salad is best served at room temperature and goes perfectly with crunchy crackers.

Recipe Notes

Note 1: Blue cheese may be substituted with an equal amount of gouda or aged sharp cheddar.

Nutrition

This is a hearty 5-ingredient salad with no lettuce required. It's the perfect crunchy combination of sweet, salty, nutty, and anise; all tossed in a simple, sweet vinaigrette. If you love the flavors of fall, chances are you'll enjoy this.

How To MakeDiet Type: Paleo

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Best by 3-5 days


Shopping List
    Salad
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 small fennel bulb
  • 1 pear
  • 2 ounces firm nut-based cheese (store-bought or homemade) Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar or white balsamic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
  1. Step 1: In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast the walnuts until slightly darker and fragrant, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them to avoid burning.
  2. Step 2: Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Step 3: Chop all salad ingredients into small, bite-sized pieces. Place in a serving bowl. Pour the dressing, to taste, over the salad. Toss well to coat.
  4. Serve: This salad is best served at room temperature and goes perfectly with crunchy crackers.
Nutrition

This is a hearty 5-ingredient salad with no lettuce required. It's the perfect crunchy combination of sweet, salty, nutty, and anise; all tossed in a simple, sweet vinaigrette. If you love the flavors of fall, chances are you'll enjoy this.

How To MakeDiet Type: Plant-based

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Freeze For Not recommended

Best by 3-5 days


Shopping List
    Salad
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 small fennel bulb
  • 1 pear
  • 1/2 ounces firm nut-based cheese (store-bought or homemade) Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar or white balsamic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
  1. Step 1: In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast the walnuts until slightly darker and fragrant, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them to avoid burning.
  2. Step 2: Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Step 3: Chop all salad ingredients into small, bite-sized pieces. Place in a serving bowl. Pour the dressing, to taste, over the salad. Toss well to coat.
  4. Serve: This salad is best served at room temperature and goes perfectly with crunchy crackers.
Nutrition

This is a hearty 5-ingredient salad with no lettuce required. It's the perfect crunchy combination of sweet, salty, nutty, and anise; all tossed in a simple, sweet vinaigrette. If you love the flavors of fall, chances are you'll enjoy this.

How To MakeDiet Type: Low-carb

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Freeze For Not recommended

Best by 3-5 days


Shopping List
    Salad
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 small fennel bulb
  • 1 pear
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled (Note 1) Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons low-carb maple syrup substitute
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar or white balsamic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions
  1. Step 1: In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast the walnuts until slightly darker and fragrant, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them to avoid burning.
  2. Step 2: Whisk together the dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Step 3: Chop all salad ingredients into small, bite-sized pieces. Place in a serving bowl. Pour the dressing, to taste, over the salad. Toss well to coat.
  4. Serve: This salad is best served at room temperature and goes perfectly with crunchy crackers.

Recipe Notes

Note 1: Blue cheese may be substituted with an equal amount of gouda or aged sharp cheddar.

Nutrition

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Chopped Salad with Pears, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese

PT15M 4 celery stalks 1 cup walnuts 1 small fennel bulb 1 pear 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled (Note 1) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar or white balsamic 1/2 teaspoon salt Gluten Free Paleo Vegan Low-Carb 4 Servings Ingredients:

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