Enjoy this new salad recipe that pairs the sweet taste of fresh Green Anjou pears and the nutty flavor of Mâche with added flavor from fresh tarragon, sliced fennel, and shaved Parmesan. This combo is attractive on the plate and a delight to the palate.
Elevate this to entrée salad with the simple addition of poultry, fish, or beef.
Mâche and Pear Salad
8 T extra virgin olive oil
2 T white wine vinegar
2 t finely chopped shallot
1 T finely chopped fresh tarragon
Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
In a small bowl, blend vinaigrette ingredients together. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
In a large bowl, place Mâche, Pears, cheese & fennel, and toss with vinaigrette. Arrange for family-style serving on a platter, or divide salad among individual plates.
Makes 8 – 12 servings
Recipe courtesy of Epic Roots and USA Pears