Asian Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Tamari Pecans

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Serves 4 people

INGREDIENTS 6 cups mixed salad greens (arugula, lovage, mizuna, baby mustard), chopped 4 TSP pear syrup or sauce 1 TSP extra Virgin olive oil 2 TBSP pear or cider vinegar ¼ cup chopped tamari roasted pecans ¼ cup dried currants or chopped raisins ¼ cup blue cheese, crumbled ! ripe asian pear, cored, peeled and sliced thin Salt and Pepper

In small salad bowl, combine the vinegar and pear syrup. Whisk in the olive oil and set aside.

In large serving bowl, mix together salad greens, pecans and currants. Sprinkle mixture with blue cheese and season lightly with salt and pepper to taste. Whisk dressing again, then drizzle over salad. Serve on chilled salad plates. Fan sliced pears over each salad.

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