Bacon, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad
Bacon, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad
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    Seckel pears and shallots, caramelized in the oven, are placed on watercress and sprinkled with crisp bacon. The dressing is a tart, syrupy reduction of pure apple cider. Blue cheese on croutons is served alongside.

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups apple cider, or juice
    • 1 small baguette, cut diagonally into 12 slices (1/2 inch each)
    • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
    • 9 Seckel pears
    • Juice of 1 lemon
    • 8 medium shallots, peeled and cut into quarters
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 6 thick slabs bacon (6 ounces each), cut crosswise into 1-inch squares
    • 2 watercress, washed and large stems removed
    • 1/2 pound blue cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 511 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 83.89%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 69 mg 23.01%
    • Sodium: 899 mg 37.45%
    • Calcium: 235 mg 23.48%
    • Potassium: 105 mg 3.01%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.7%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 63 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 30.49%
    • Sugar: 43 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 14.94%
    • Vitamin C 15.59%
    • Vitamin D 1.98%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit2 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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