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Mixed Greens with Pears and Spicy Pecans - Recipe

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Pecans: Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add nuts, sugar, and red pepper; cook 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from pan.

Dressing: Whisk together juice and next 4 ingredients (through 1 T. oil) in a bowl; add cheese.

Salad: Combine greens, arugula, and pears in a bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss. Sprinkle with nuts. About 4 1-1/2 C. servings.

-1/2 teaspoon Olive Oil
-1/4 cup pecans, chopped
-1 teaspoon sugar
-1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
-2 tablespoons honey
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
-6 cups gourmet or other salad greens
-1 cup trimmed arugula
-2 Bosc pears, cored and chopped