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Pear and Endive Salad with Honey Thyme Vinaigrette

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 2

Perfectly pairs with Beringer Founder’s Estate Chardonnay.

7 Ratings
Directions for: Pear and Endive Salad with Honey Thyme Vinaigrette



1 Tbsp cider vinegar

1 ½ Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp honey

1 sprig fresh thyme leaves, picked

¼ tsp cracked black pepper

¼ tsp salt


1 whole pear

½ cup endive, sliced, 2 cm thick

1 cup frisee

¼ cup crushed, roasted hazelnut

¼ cup shaved Parmigiano



1. Combine all ingredients for the vinaigrette and mix well.


1. With a melon baller scoop out the bottom of the pear and clean out the core. Thinly shave the pear horizontally on a mandolin.

2. Curl stacks of pears like flowers and place them on a large plate.

3. Garnish with frisée, endive, and dress with vinaigrette.

4. Finish with shaved pear and crushed hazelnuts.

Source and Credits

Courtesy of Chef Dustin Gallagher


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