Spring mix green lettuce for 2 servings
12 cherry tomatoes
2 hard boiled eggs
1 cup of shredded Pecorino Romano cheese
1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon of chopped garlic
3 tablespoons of white wine balsamic vinegar
4 sprigs of fresh chopped Parsley
2 tablespoons of roasted cashews
2 teaspoons of pure Canadian maple syrup
3 teaspoons of olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Place all the ingredients for the vinaigrette except the olive oil in a mixing bowl or food processor. Slowly add the olive oil and blend until mixture is very smooth.
Add the shredded Romano cheese to the mixed green lettuce. Slice the pear into round slices and add to the lettuce. Pour some of the vinaigrette on the salad and toss lightly.
Place the lettuce and pear mixture onto the serving plates. Slice the boiled eggs into round slices. Garnish the salad with the egg and cherry tomatoes. Drizzle the remaining vinaigrette onto the garnished salad.
Serves two – recipe can be doubled
Preparation time 15 Minutes serves 2