Pear Vinaigrette

Pear Vinaigrette

jill tall 2

"This is a light and lovely salad dressing that lends itself well to a simple and elegant salad. I love to use it on a salad of butter lettuce, arugula, goat cheese, and caramelized pecans - simply delicious!"


10 m servings 101 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 60 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Blend the pear, white wine, garlic, Dijon mustard, white balsamic vinegar, black pepper, and sea salt in a blender until well combined; drizzle the olive oil into the mixture in a thin, steady stream while continuing to blend. Blend a few seconds longer until the salad dressing is thick and creamy.
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  1. 34 Ratings


Wow - now this is a vinaigrette! And just as the submitter states - it's a light and lovely salad dressing that lends itself to a simple and elegant salad. This was so easy to put together and w...

This is without a doubt one of the best salad dressings I've ever had. I loved how the combo of the sweet and the tart blended so well with a Northwest inspired salad. Rather than use fresh pear...

This is a very delicious dressing, especially when made with home canned pears. My pear wasn't quite as sweet as I would have liked, so I was glad to have had Avon's first so I knew the differe...

I made this as written using light olive oil rather than extra virgin. When I first tasted it, I thought the white wine (I used a nice chardonnay) was overpowering, but it seemed to mellow out ...

I'm not a salad person but let me tell you I cleaned my salad plate & about licked it to boot! This was a fantastic! salad dressing! LOVE IT!!!!

Perfect as is. Very tasty!

Really delicious , Love, that the sweetness is coming from the ripe pear. I had to sub cider vin for the white balsamic, didnt seem to matter.

Meh....I was hoping this would be a really different tasting dressing. The ingredients really looked good to me, that's why I made it. It just tasted like vinegar with mustard in it to me. I w...

Delightful! I neglected to peel my pear and it didn't seem to make a difference. I could not find white balsamic vinegar, so I used brown and I used yellow mustard, per personal preference. ...