Herrera Vineyard Reisling

Herrera Vineyards Riesling

Enjoy this semi-sweet white wine that has vibrant flavors of green apple and citrus zest. The fragrance of fresh-cut flowers will delight your senses. Pair with chicken salad or Thai food.


Ingredients:
  • 1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 3 pears – peeled, cored and chopped
  • 5 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled
  • 1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • Goodness In:
    Prep Time:
    20 min
    Cook Time:
    10 min
    Ready in:
    30 min
    Serves – 6
    Roquefort Pear Salad

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    Directions:

    1.In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces.
    2.For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.
    3.In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.