Roasted Pear and Kamut Salad

Roasted Pear and Kamut Salad

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This is an amazing salad. From the pears to the grain you will love the texture and flavors.

Roasted Pear and Kamut Salad
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Ingredients
  • For the Salad:
  • 6 pears, cut in half and cored
  • 2 cups chilled cooked Kamut
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • ½ cup crumbled cheese
  • 1 large bunch asparagus, top three inches
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Xagave
  • 1 package mesclun greens
  • ` Pecan halves
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  • Dressing:
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon shallots, chopped fine
  • ⅓ cup Xagave
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. On griddle or skillet, place pears face down and cook until golden brown, remove from heat and place on baking sheet and bake in a 350 degree oven until tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove and cool.
  3. On griddle place oil and asparagus, toss in oil and drizzle with Xagave and vinegar.
  4. Cook for about 5 minutes or until asparagus is caramelized.
  5. Remove and cool.
  6. Make dressing( if using a sauce pan, use drippings from asparagus for dressing), and toss pears, kamut, strawberries, and pecans in dressing.
  7. Place over greens and garnish with crumbled cheese.