Pear and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Toasted Walnuts

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This is inspired by my favorite vegetarian sandwich at Chez Lulu, a cafe and bakery in Birmingham, Alabama. I love the combo of thinly sliced sweet pear with pungent goat cheese, lightly dressed greens and toasted nuts. I used a plain version of our Knead-less Olive-Rosemary Bread, but any type of whole grain bread will do the trick.

Pear and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Toasted Walnuts


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Serves 1

Pear and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Toasted Walnuts


  1. 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  3. Pinch of sea salt
  4. Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  5. 1/4 cup mixed salad greens
  6. 1 ounce goat cheese
  7. 2 (1-1/2 ounce) slices whole grain bread
  8. 1 slice onion, separated into rings
  9. 5 thin pear slices
  10. 1/2 teaspoon chopped toasted walnuts


Whisk together first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Add salad greens, tossing to coat. Spread cheese on 1 slice of bread. Top with greens, onion, pear, walnuts and remaining slice of bread.

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  • sara

    Wow, my dad found this recipe and we made these sandwiches for dinner. They are SO GOOD!! What a great combination of ingredients – definitely a winner!! Thanks for posting a wonderful recipe!! :)

  • Alison Ashton

    So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for letting us know!

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