Sweet n' Savory Baked Pear Salad

Filled with Gorgonzola, walnuts and herbs, you’re going to want to pear up with this satisfying salad dish, pronto.


4 pears
Cedar’s Organic Mediterranean Hommus with Toppings
½ cup Gorgonzola cheese
¼ cup chopped walnuts
1 tbs butter
4 cups arugula
2 tbs maple syrup
½ cup olive oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbs mustard
Fresh thyme
Serves 4 Total 30-60 Minutes


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut pears in half and scoop out seeds. Season with salt and pepper. Bake in a butter lined baking dish, cut side down, for 25 minutes at 375 degrees. Remove pears from oven and fill with Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts, then return to oven and bake for 5 additional minutes. In the meantime, shake up a vinaigrette in a mason jar using maple syrup, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and mustard. Dress the arugula leaves. On each plate, spoon a dollop of Cedar’s Mediterranean Hommus with Toppings, dressed arugula salad, and two halves of baked pear. Garnish with fresh thyme leaves.