Gourmet Girls: Organic Greens Spring Salad

Gourmet Girls came the studio to show up how they make this yummy dish.


6 cups organic mixed greens, washed
2 pears, cored and thinly sliced
4 oz brie cheese cut in 4 wedges
1/2 c dried cranberries
1/2 c spiced pumpkin seeds (recipe follows)

Balsamic Vinaigrette:
3 parts high quality olive oil to 1 part balsamic vinegar whisked together to form emulsion

Preparation Instructions:
Toss greens, cranberries and pumpkin seeds with dressing and divide among four plates
Arrange pear slices around edge of plate and add a wedge of brie.

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds:
4 T olive Oil
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp chipotle
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 T sugar
2 tsp salt
4 c pumpkin seeds.

Preparation Instructions:
Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over low heat.
Add all but seeds and stir to combine.
Add seeds and saute until lightly toasted.
Cool completely to room temperature.

For more information: http://gourmetgirlsglutenfree.com