Cooling Summer Recipes - Endive and Pear Salad

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Endives are rich in Folates, Vitamin C and A and high Inulin and Fiber helps reduce glucose levels and aids digestion.

Ingredients
•    1 head Endive or Chicory leaves
•    1 Pear thinly sliced
•    40 gm. Blue cheese, crumbled
•    1/4 cup chopped walnuts/pecans
•    Freshly ground pepper
•    Salt to taste
•    2 Tbs. Raspberry Vinegar
•    2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
•    2 Tbsp. Olive oil
Directions
Clean the endive with a dry paper towel and slice off the bottom to separate the leaves. Arrange the leaves around the edge of a large platter. Fill the inside with torn leaves. Cut the pear into thin slices and arrange throughout the platter. Sprinkle the blue cheese and walnuts on top and season with pepper.
Drizzle the dressing over the salad.

Rashmi ZImburg