Spring Greens with Pears, Gorgonzola and Glazed Walnuts


Spring Greens with Pears, Gorgonzola and Glazed Walnuts

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Salad with pears and mango in large wooden bowl

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 8
1 egg white
1 tbsp. Hy-Vee Select maple syrup
2 tsp. packed Hy-Vee brown sugar, divided
Hy-Vee salt
½ c. Hy-Vee walnut pieces
1 tbsp. walnut oil
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee Select balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
1 tsp. chopped fresh basil
1 tsp. chopped fresh oregano
2 tbsp. gorgonzola crumbles
1 (5 oz) bag spring mix salad blend
2 small ripe pears, thinly sliced
1 mango, peeled and thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine the egg white, maple syrup, 1 teaspoon brown sugar and salt in large bowl. Stir in walnuts, tossing to coat. Spread walnuts on aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned, stirring once. Remove from oven. Stir walnuts to release from foil; set aside.
  2. Whisk together oil, vinegar, garlic, basil, oregano, gorgonzola crumbles and remaining 1 teaspoon brown sugar.
  3. On each of 8 salad plates, arrange spring greens, pear slices, mango slices and glazed walnuts. Drizzle each with prepared vinaigrette.

Nutrition facts


150 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 2g

Daily Values

Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 15%
Iron 2%
Calcium 4%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Healthy Living Recipes Cookbook.