Speedy Pear and Pecan Salad16 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Ready In: 10 min
“This sophisticated salad of fresh pears, pecans, and Italian greens tossed with Italian dressing can be made in minutes to accompany fall meals.” - by Cynthia K.
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Place the salad greens, pear pieces, pecans, and mozzarella cheese in a bowl. Pour the Italian dressing over the salad mixture, and toss to coat evenly.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 154 cal
- 12.5 g
- 8.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (16)Rate This Recipe
"I love this salad! However, I have modified it over time...instead of mozzarella cheese, I use crumbled feta; I bake the pecans in the oven, to give them a little more crunch; and, in place of Italia..." See moren dressing (any dressing works!), I use Brianna's Poppy Seed Dressing. More pear works, too, and I am thinking about adding mandarin sections (canned) to add some color. This salad is so easy to make and carry the ingredients (even when camping), it is my favorite salad to take to potlucks."
"I followed the basics for this recipe but made the following changes: I used pecan pralines. Made my own by drizzling pecans with pure maple syrup and baked at 350 degrees for around 10 minutes on a ..." See morebaking sheet lined with a silicone liner. Added shredded asiago cheese instead of mozarella, shredded carrots and left the skin on the pear. I cheated on the dressing by using Renee's ready made "Ravin Raspberry" vinegraitte. The tang of the asiago worked well with the sweetness of the pecans. Family enjoyed this salad."
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