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Speedy Pear and Pecan Salad

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"This sophisticated salad of fresh pears, pecans, and Italian greens tossed with Italian dressing can be made in minutes to accompany fall meals."
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10 m servings 154
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 154 calories; 12.5 8.7 4.1 6 287 Full nutrition

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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 ...

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...

Fast, easy & yummy! I used Raspberry Vinaigrette as the dressing and it is just perfect. I also left the skins on the pear so it would have more fiber.

This was delicious! Next time I'll toast the pecans for added flavor. I made my own balsamic viniagrette salad dressing since I was out of bottled dressing. This was so good and so fast and easy...

This was a nice salad. I didn't have pecans on hand so I used walnuts. For the dressing I used a herbed bacon. Next time I will try adding a few veggies.

Very good salad. Made with "Sweet Coated Pecans" and hubby loved it! I may add some dried cranberries next time for a little more color.

Delicious! I changed it quite a bit by using Gorgonzola cheese, toasting the pecans, using a red pear and a green one and adding sliced strawberries and Craisins, since they were handy. The dres...

Mmm, really liked this salad! :) I did double the cheese and pecans, but that is just personal prefereance. It was so pretty and easy...thank you for sharing!!!