PEAR AND GORGONZOLA SPINACH SALAD is the perfect healthy side to your lunch or dinner!
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Pear & Gorgonzola Spinach Salad

This Pear & Gorgonzola Spinach Salad with dried cranberries, honey glazed walnuts, bacon, and white balsamic vinaigrette is the perfect healthy side to your lunch or dinner.
Servings 4
Calories 531kcal
Author Garnish & Glaze


For the Salad:

  • 6 cups baby spinach packed
  • 1 pear sliced into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup honey glazed walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Gorgonzola cheese
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon cooked and crumbled

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


For the Vinaigrette:

  • Place all the vinaigrette ingredients in a jar and shake well. Set aside. (You'll want to shake it again right before adding.)

For the Salad:

  • In a large bowl, toss together spinach, pear slices, nuts, cranberries, cheese, and bacon. Add desired amount of vinaigrette when ready to serve and toss until evenly coated.


Calories: 531kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 4305IU | Vitamin C: 14.5mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 2.1mg