Pear & Walnut Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

I came up with this salad recipe for Father's Day, and it was a huge hit. I strongly recommend Kittencal's Balsamic Vinaigrette and Perfectly Candied Pecans in this!! (I used both walnuts and pecans when making the candied nuts.) It's really pretty if you can get yellow pear tomatoes and use a red pepper, or vise versa.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Assemble salad.
  2. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Awesome! This has all the flavors I love. I diced a roma tomato instead of using cherry tomatoes and the dressing was a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

PaulaG February 08, 2012

What a nice lunch this made with fresh homemade bread. Yummy. The salad was perfect, it tasted as good as it looked. I used a vine ripen tomato, chopped pecans and white balsamic vinaigrette, it was what I had in the house. They worked great in this recipe. The organic baby Spring Mixed Greens were a nice base for the pears and feta. Thanks for sharing this tasty treat Katzen. Made for Favorites of 2010.

Baby Kato March 02, 2011

Pleasing visual and flavor combo - I like the walnut/pear "pair" especially. I used an Asian pear; they hold up much better in salads. I'm sure your family will want this to be a Father's Day tradition!

FLKeysJen February 07, 2011