Fresh Pear and Brie Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette
This fresh pear and brie salad is drizzled with the most amazing fresh blackberry vinaigrette. It's a beautifully colorful salad that is absolutely delish!
- 1 cup fresh blackberries
- 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
- 1/2 orange juice and zest
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 pinch dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt more or less to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper more or less to taste
- 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
FOR THE SALAD:
- 8 ounces mixed salad greens
- 2 pears quartered and sliced thin
- 6 ounces brie
- 1/3 cup toasted walnuts
- kosher salt to taste
Puree the blackberries and then strain them through a wire mesh sieve.
Combine the berry puree, honey, vinegar, honey, kosher salt, black pepper, orange zest and juice in a bowl and whisk while slowly pouring a steady stream of the olive oil.
Taste to check seasonings, adjust if needed and set aside.
Divide the greens among plates.
Quarter the pears and remove the center core/stem. Slice the pears into thin pieces, arrange on top of the greens and sprinkle with a little kosher salt. Slice Brie and scatter evenly.
Drizzle with the blackberry vinaigrette and garnish with the toasted walnuts.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 288mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 518IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg