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Pear & Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pear & Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette | Erica Robbin

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Sophisticated yet simple.

This salad is so simple to make, the ingredients work well together with the pear adding just the right amount of sweetness and the texture is well-balanced.


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Ingredients

    PEAR & CHEESE SALAD WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE:
  • Salad greens such as spinach
  • 1-2 pears, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • Cheese such as bleu cheese, gouda, or something tangy like goat varieties
  • Croutons
  • Toasted walnuts, optional
  • Drizzle balsamic vinegar
  • Drizzle olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

    PEAR & CHEESE SALAD WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE:
  1. Toss together all ingredients and enjoy!

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Pear and Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette | Erica Robbin

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Roasted Vegetable Salad with Cherry Wine Vinaigrette

Roasted Vegetable Salad with Cherry Wine Vinaigrette | Erica Robbin

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Light, flavorful, and healthy.

This is the perfect salad for summer. It’s hearty yet light and can be served as a side salad or as a meal.


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Ingredients

    ROASTED VEGETABLE SALAD WITH CHERRY WINE VINAIGRETTE:
  • Asparagus
  • Mushrooms, any variety
  • Swiss chard
  • Red and green butter lettuce
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cherry wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon red onion, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh or dried herb such as thyme or tarragon
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Sea salt
  • Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Directions

    ROASTED VEGETABLE SALAD WITH CHERRY WINE VINAIGRETTE:
  1. In 400 degrees F (204 C) oven, roast asparagus, mushroom, and Swiss chard (cook Swiss chard just until crispy, then remove early to prevent burning since it cooks fast) for about 15 minutes and allow to slightly cool.
  2. Mix olive oil, cherry wine vinegar, onion, herb of choice, pepper, and salt.
  3. Layer salad with butter lettuce, roasted vegetables, topping with vinaigrette and parmesan.

Let me know what your favorite summer salads are and any variations of roasted vegetables salads you enjoy in the comments below!

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Summer Melon Salad

Summer Melon Salad | Erica Robbin

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Absolutely refreshing!

May seem to be an odd combination, but it’s actually really tasty! A must try!


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Ingredients

    SUMMER MELON SALAD:
  • Watermelon, sliced
  • Cantaloupe, sliced
  • Cucumber, sliced, optional
  • Lemon, sliced, optional
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Sweet basil or peppermint leaves
  • Jamón serrano or prosciutto variety
  • Drizzle balsamic vinegar, reduced if desired
  • Drizzle olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste, optional

Directions

    SUMMER MELON SALAD:
  1. Toss together all ingredients together and enjoy!

Here are the sweet basil, watermelon, cantaloupe, and Japanese cucumber plants I have growing in my garden. The melons are just starting out with blossoms on them at the moment. I just put up a garden arch trellis for them to climb this morning. I can’t wait for them to be ready for harvest!

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Garden Sugar Baby Watermelon
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Garden Japanese Cucumber
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My Favorite Part of the Garden
Summer Melon Salad | Erica Robbin
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