Salad Greens with Pears & Walnuts

Posted on: October 09, 2015 Written by
Salad Greens with Pears & Walnuts
    Photography by: Debbie Peck      

This lightly-sweetened salad is refreshing and delicate. If you prefer, you can use apples instead of pears

 

Yield: 8 servings

 

Ingredients

Sweet Salad Dressing

  • 1/4 C. (65 g) sugar or Splenda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. dry or grated onion
  • 1/2 C. (65 ml) vegetable oil
  • 2 T. white vinegar

 

Salad Fixings

  • 10-12 C. mixed salad greens
  • 5 large pears, chopped into 1-inch (2.5 cm.) pieces
  • 1 1/2 C. (200 g) walnuts, lightly toasted, if desired

 

Instructions

1. Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well to combine. (Or place in a bowl and whisk together.)
2. When ready to serve, combine greens, pears, and nuts. Pour some of the dressing over the salad and toss. You will not need all of the dressing. Store in a cool place.

 

If you enjoyed this recipe you might want to purchase the PDF version of Debbie’s cookbook Around Our Table, a great way to keep your recipes handy no matter where you are in the world.  For more information, go to http://ciaofromdebbie.com/cookbooks/

 

For additional recipes, please visit: http://ciaofromdebbie.com

 

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