Sweet and Bitter Greens Salad with Gorgonzola Blue Cheese Dressing

Follow this recipe to make a great salad with bitter greens and pear slices.
Organic Lettuce

Organic Lettuce

Ingredients:

1 heart romaine lettuce, chopped
1 bulb endive lettuce, chopped
1 bunch watercress, trimmed, 1 to 1 1/2 cups leaves
1 cup walnut pieces, toasted
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 cup Gorgonzola
1 pear, sliced
Salt and pepper

Preparation:

Combine the lettuce and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk oil into vinegar. Stir in the cheese and pear slices. Toss salad and season with salt and pepper, to your taste.

Yield: 4 servings

Next Up

Pear and Gorgonzola Salad Cups

These endive cups, filled with sweet and savory pear gorgonzola salad, are a flavorful way to kick off your evening of joyful celebration.

No-Bake Gorgonzola Cheese Balls Recipe

This make-ahead appetizer is quick, easy and incredibly delicious.

Growing Salad Greens in Window Boxes

Don't let a lack of garden space keep you from growing and enjoying fresh veggies! With this plan, you can start harvesting fresh, flavorful, nutritious salad ingredients in about a month.

Salad Days: Garden Fresh Green Beans Make for an Artful Salad

The Bocuse restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America turns out great chefs and farm-fresh food.

Creamy Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

Chef Karl Worley inherited this recipe from his grandfather, and it's still one of his go-tos. Seasoning salt is the old-timey touch that makes the creamy mix memorable.

Salad Recipes: Farro Spoon Salad

This ancient grain is making a comeback in the field and on the table.

Safer Salads

E. coli 0157:H7 scared consumers away from fresh spinach and lettuce. Here's how to grow it safely at home.

Succotash Salad Recipe

Fill a big bowl with the fresh, bright flavors of summer.

Winter Spinach Salad

Spinach topped with pecans, cranberries and maple vinaigrette puts fresh salad back on the table this winter.

Best Potato Salad

This phenomenal recipe is an exceptional blend of all the right ingredients. Care for a picnic, anyone?

Go Shopping

Refresh your home with stylish products handpicked by HGTV editors.

Watch Live TV

Don't miss your favorite shows. Live stream HGTV now.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.