Pear Salad

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Total Time
15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
0 mins

I don't know why this is called Pear Salad because there are no pears in it! However, my father-in-law passed this on to me and it is fabulous! I have been making for get together and everyone asks for the recipe. This is a very "forgiving" recipe as you can substitute just about anything in the salad part of it, its the dressing that really shines! I have used spinach leaves, pineapple, mandarin oranges and feta cheese in place of other ingredients and it made an equally delicious salad. Get creative and enjoy!

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Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients for the salad in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk and chill all ingredients for dressing.
  3. Toss together before serving.
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5 5

The key unique ingredient in this sweet and sour dressing is the mayo--it gave it a great taste and texture. For the salad, I used romaine, iceberg, pear (ha!), mandarin oranges, toasted almonds, dried cranberries and gorgonzola. It was wonderful, but next time I'll add red onion to offset the sweet and tart dressing.