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roasted pear salad recipe

Roasted Pear Salad

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: American


Feel good fall salad with roasted pears, goat cheese, walnuts, and lemon vinaigrette. It’s easy, quick, and super flavorful. 


Units Scale
  • 2 firm red pears, such as Anjou, Bosc, or Concorde, cored and quartered
  • 5 oz. baby greens, such as spring mix
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh black pepper

Lemon Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. shallot, minced
  • 3/4 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. honey, maple syrup, or sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. lemon zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place the quartered pears on a parchment lined baking sheet. Drizzle the pears lightly with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and cool.
  3. To assemble the salad, add the salad greens to a salad platter or a bowl. Top with roasted cooled pears, walnuts, and goat cheese. Drizzle with some of the vinaigrette and reserve the rest to serve on the side.

Lemon Vinaigrette

  1. Whisk all the ingredients together. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Lemon Vinaigrette can be prepared for up to 3 days and stored, covered in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before serving. Lemon Vinaigrette recipe adapted from Epicurious


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 306
  • Sugar: 7.2 g
  • Sodium: 75.5 mg
  • Fat: 27.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.3 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.1 mg

Keywords: fall salad, spring mix salad, holiday