Grilled Apple & Pear Salad
4 Firm Fuji Apples
2 Firm Bartlett Pears,
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Small Box Baby Arugala
1 Cup Chopped Pecans (toasted)
¼ Cup Chopped Chives
8oz Orange Juice
½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Fresh Ground Black Pepper
Cut apples & pears into wedges, about 8 each.
Toss fruit in Extra Virgin Olive Oil & season with salt & pepper.
Grill on a Hot Grill Pan or outdoor Grill for about 4 minutes per side.
Place grilled fruit on a plate & hold in the fridge until cold.
Toast pecans in a pan over low heat until they are evenly browned & fragrant.
Cool the nuts on a plate.
For the Dressing:
Simmer the Orange Juice until it has reduced by less than half.
Allow to cool.
Add the olive oil & whisk.
Toss the fruit, pecans, arugula, & chives with 3T of dressing, taste & adjust dressing as needed.