Cinnamon Honey Pear Spinach Salad

Ingredients:

5tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp. of minced garlic
4tbsp.Balsamic Vinegar
1tbsp. Dijon Mustard
1 tbsp. of honey
Juice of one orange
1 tsp. of cinnamon
1 tbsp. unsalted butter
4Bartlett Pears
3 cups of spinach
1 cup of kale
1 cup of julienne sliced cooked beets (3 cooked beets)
4 tbsp. of blue cheese
2 tbsp. of almonds
Dash of salt
Dash of pepper

Directions:

1. In a sauce pan combine:2 tbsp. olive oil,2 tbsp.balsamic vinegar, honey, cinnamon, butter.
2. Slice pears and add to frying pan. Sauté for 10 minutes until pears are browned on each side.
3. In a small bowl whisk together: mustard, 3 tbsp. of olive oil, 2 tbsp. of balsamic vinegar, orange juice, garlic, salt, pepper.
4. In a medium size bowl toss dressing with spinach, kale and beets.
5. Add blue cheese and almonds.
6. Put 1 cup of greens on plate.
7. Arrange cooked slices pears around greens.
Serves 4

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