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Pear and Pomegranate Salad

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars
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"A fall and winter favorite--I am always eager for pomegranates to come in season so I can make this again. I make my own pomegranate juice by pressing the seeds against a metal sieve."
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Ingredients

12 m servings 153
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 salads)

Directions

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  1. Divide the lettuce between two bowls. Halve and core the pear, then cut each half in slices. Divide the pear slices and pomegranate seeds among the two bowls and mix gently.
  2. Combine the vegetable oil, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, mustard, honey, and pepper in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until the dressing thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Pour the warm dressing over the salads and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 153 calories; 7.1 23.5 1.6 0 88 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

When making fresh pomegranate juice, put the seeds in a clean garlic press and press down hard. It works so quickly!

Most helpful critical review

The pomegranate was a nice touch, adding color, crunch, and flavor. But this salad wasn't anything spectacular. I'll stick to some of the other salads & just add pomegranate when in season.

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When making fresh pomegranate juice, put the seeds in a clean garlic press and press down hard. It works so quickly!

Very tasty!!! The dressing is very balanced, sweet from the pomegrante and pears, sour from the lemon, and a little spice from the pepper. I bought a small bag of spring lettuce, and only had re...

Loved the dressing. Light and flavorful. I made this for Thanksgiving and added candied pecans. Everyone loved it.

I actually used an apple with this since my pears were not quite ripe. Other than that--delicious as is! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

This was nothing short of fabulous. It would be a great starter for a nice dinner so that the dressing remains warm. This is both easy and elegant.

Absolutely delightful salad. Will definately make again as everyone loved it. I don't usually change a recipe the first time i make it but as this is a winter salad, I thought I'd go with a li...

Fantastic:)

We had this for Christmas dinner and it was wonderful! I think I'd add a few less pomagranate seeds next time but I'd definitely have it again.

I love this recipe, it gets rave reviews every time I make it. It's easy and healthy!