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Manchego, Pear and Pepita Salad

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Manchego, Pear and Pepita Salad

Manchego, Pear and Pepita Salad

Submitted by Maxine Ferris, Traverse City, MI




Step 1. 

Cook the pepita seeds in 1 tablespoon of Delicate SELECT olive 0il in a skillet over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until puffed and beginning to brown, about 4 minutes. Transfer to paper towels with a slotted spoon, reserving the olive oil. Whisk together the vinegar, honey, mustard, ¼ teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add remaining 1/3 cup Fustini’s SELECT olive oil along with the reserved oil in a slow stream, whisking until emulsified.

Step 2. 

Divide greens and cheese among 8 salad plates. Holding the pear by the stem, cut off 2 opposite sides of each pear Arrange slices of pear on each plate and drizzle with the dressing.  Sprinkle with the pepita seeds.

Customer Reviews

  1. Tasty side salad

    Such a unique and tasty combination of flavors. I think my favorite part was the crunch of the pepitas on top! Delicious!

    Reviewed by Brooke on Sept. 24, 2021, 3:21 p.m. | Permalink




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