Winter Fruit and Blue Cheese Salad

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Pinch minced garlic
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 8 oz. mixed greens
  • 1 pear -- cored and chopped
  • 1 avocado -- seeded and sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 oz. blue cheese
  • 2 green onions -- sliced

In a blender, process the vinegar, oil, cranberries, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper and water until a smooth dressing forms. Set aside.

Arrange the remaining ingredients on two salad plates and dress with the prepared dressing.

  • Yields: 2 servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
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