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Poached Pear, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Salad

Poached Pear, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Salad

Sweet pear comes together with crispy prosciutto and Gorgonzola cheese to make a salad that’s sure to please!
Course Salad
Cuisine Peaches / Plums / Pears / Watermelon
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Fresh Express Pear Gorgonzola Salad Kit
  • 3 Slices Prosciutto 1/16th in. Slice
  • 3 Halves Bosc Pear Halved, Cored
  • 2 Each Star Anise Whole
  • 16 Fl. Oz Red Wine
  • 2 Each Clove Whole
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 16 Fl. Oz. Water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat a convection oven to 375°.
  • In a medium sauce pot combine star anise, red wine, cloves, cinnamon, and water.
  • Bring the sauce pot to a light simmer and add Bosc pear halves.
  • Continue to simmer for 20 minutes or until pear is soft to the touch but still has structure.
  • Place the prosciutto on a parchment lined baking sheet; bake for 8 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove pears from poaching liquid and allow chilling under refrigeration.
  • Mix Fresh Express Pear Gorgonzola Salad Kit in a mixing bowl and toss with salad dressing.
  • Garnish with crispy bits of prosciutto and shingled slices of the poached pears.
Keywords Arugula, Green Leaf, Red Leaf, Romaine, Salads, Spinach, Tango