Blue Cheese Crumbles & Pear Salad

Visually elegant and extraordinarily tasty, this Blue Cheese Crumbles & Pear Salad recipe is a keeper for entertaining company as well as everyday enjoyment!

This sweet & savory salad is made with pears that are cored and sliced, then layered with a perfectly dressed watercress/blue cheese/pecan salad. Litehouse’s Blue Cheese Vinaigrette adds another subtle layer of blue cheese flavor. Or, for an even more intense flavor, try Litehouse’s Original Blue Cheese dressing.

Keep reading for the recipe & assembly directions!

Recipe from Litehouse


  • 4 whole pears
  • 2 cups watercress
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup Litehouse Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • 1/2 cup Litehouse Blue Cheese Vinaigrette Dressing or Original Blue Cheese
  • Lemon Juice


Core four pears from the bottom (keeping stem intact). Slice pears in four horizontal slices. Brush the cut sides of the pear with lemon juice.

In a medium bowl, mix watercress, toasted pecans, blue cheese crumbles and blue cheese dressing together until evenly coated. Reassemble pears with the salad mix in between.