⅓cupcrumbled vegan cheeseMiyoko’s is a great brand
¼red onionthinly sliced
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
Place the pear halves on a baking sheet and drizzle with 1 teaspoon of coconut oil. Place the pan in the oven and roast the pear for 10 to 15 minutes or until soft. Remove from the oven and let cool to room temperature.
Place the walnuts on a baking sheet and drizzle with 1 teaspoon coconut oil and maple syrup. Cook at 350° for 3-5 minutes, until lightly toasted. Remove from the oven and let cool to room temperature.
Roasted pear vinaigrette
To make the vinaigrette, blend the roasted pear, olive oil, orange juice, vinegar, garlic, shallot, maple syrup, salt, and pepper in a blender until smooth.
Place the mixed greens in a large bowl. Top with the sliced pears, candied walnuts, vegan cheese, red onion, and pomegranate arils.
Drizzle with roasted pear vinaigrette and toss. Serve immediately.