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Pecan Pear Tossed Salad

Pecan Pear Tossed Salad

Pecan Pear Tossed Salad

Fresh, light and tangy, this salad simply screams summertime. Toasted pecan halves, juicy raspberries, sliced pears and salad greens are drizzled with a lemony vinaigrette dressing. Enjoy as your main dish or a side salad to your favorite summertime entree.

Ingredients

  • 13 c. olive oil
  • 1 c. fresh raspberries
  • 6 tbsp. pressed raspberry juice (from 1 pint fresh raspberries)
  • 13 c. blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 tsp. Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend
  • 3 thinly sliced pears
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 23 c. toasted pecan halves
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 10 c. salad greens

Directions

  1. Press raspberries through a sieve, reserving juice.
  2. Discard seeds.
  3. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine oil, vinegar, Sugar Twin, Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend and reserved raspberry juice; shake well.
  4. Toss pear slices with lemon juice; drain.
  5. In a salad bowl, combine the salad greens, pears, pecans and raspberries.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese.
  7. Drizzle with dressing.