Pear and Avocado Salad

Total Time
15 mins
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This is a unique and interesting combination of pears and avocados that I ran across while looking for salad recipes in my cookbook collection. I made it and was surprised by the resulting tangy sweet salad that blended flavors very well.

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  1. Halve and core the pears.
  2. Slice them thinly and brush with lemon juice to stop discoloration.
  3. Cut the avocados in half, remove the pits and peel them.
  4. Carefully cut each half into five slices.
  5. Also brush with lemon juice to prevent discoloration.
  6. Place watercress and arugala on plates to be served and arrange pears and avocados on top.
  7. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top.
  8. For the dressing combine all dressing ingredients in a jar and shake.
  9. Spoon dressing on top and crumble the cheese on top of it all.
  10. Serve immediately.