Spinach Salad with Pear Dressing

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Geema

This is a dinner party salad that is light, delicious and different. People are usually totally surprised to discover that the dressing is made mostly of pears. The herbs add a lot to the recipe, but be careful not to be too heavy handed with them, or they will overpower the other ingredients.

Top Review by DDW

Delicious salad! I loved that fact that it is so different from anything else I've had before. I made individual servings and drizzled the dressing sparingly because it is a thicker dressing I didn't want it to be goopy. I made everything "as is" except I didn't use any celery because I don't care for it. Very unique flavor and everyone really liked it. I'm thinking this is going to be the salad at my next dinner party!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place spinach or lettuce greens in a large salad bowl, or on individual plates.
  2. Distribute the apples, celery and scallions over the lettuce.
  3. Place the remaining ingredients, except the handful of cashews for garnish, in a blender or food processor.
  4. Pulse until smooth.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and sprinkle with extra cashews.

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