Enjoy this new salad recipe that pairs the sweet taste of fresh Green Anjou pears and35812-hi-pearsalad 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

8 oz Mâche Rosettes or Mâche Mix (2 packages)35812-hi-MacheRosettes
4  Green Anjou Pears, cored and sliced
8 oz Parmesan cheese, shaved
1 c chopped fennel

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