Fried Brie Green Salad with Pears

And the tangy mustard dressing is perfect.


Chunks of Brie cheese (1 1/2" x 1 1/2"), 3 or 4 chunks per serving

1 - 2 beaten eggs (depending on how much Brie)

1 cup seasoned bread crumbs

2 parts extra virgin olive oil

1 part lemon vinegar

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard per cut of olive oil

2 cloves garlic, crushed per cup of olive oil

1 Bosc pear per serving, thinly sliced

Mixed greens (Spring mix is good)

      The Recipe

At least two hours before serving (or even overnight), dip chunks of Brie in beaten egg, coat in bread crumbs and refrigerate until well-chilled.

Make dressing:  Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, mustard and garlic.  Set aside.

Arrange salad:  On individual plates, fan pear slices on top of mixed greens.  Drizzle with dressing.

Just before serving, heat vegetable oil in skillet and fry Brie chunks until golden brown, turning once.  Place on top of salad and serve immediately.



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