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Roasted Tomato, Pear and Walnut Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes


  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano


Toss all ingredients in a bowl.  Pour out on to a baking sheet and roast in a 350 °F oven for 25-30 minutes.
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Blue Cheese Dressing


  • 2 tbsp blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp orange juice


When you make this dressing, remember to make it to suit your mood and your tastes.  You can look here for some basic salad dressing rules.

Place all ingredients in a blender and whiz them up until smooth.

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Today we had romaine hearts so that’s what we used.

Wash and dry your lettuce. One each plate, place a handful of lettuce.  Top with a few roasted tomatoes, some thinly slice pear, and some chopped walnuts.

Drizzle with some salad dressing.

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