Use Bosc pears in this crisp green salad. It's great to serve during the cool weather months, and is a beautiful addition to any holiday table!

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
stand:
1 hr
Servings:
12
Max Servings:
12
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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a bowl, mix the vinegar, oil, onion, sugar, salt, hot sauce, and pepper. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

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  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the walnuts, stirring constantly, until lightly toasted.

  • In a large bowl, mix the walnuts, romaine lettuce, butter lettuce, spinach, and pears. Toss with the dressing mixture to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts

214.97 calories; 6.71 g protein; 14.38 g carbohydrates; 3.37 g dietary-fiber; 9.12 g sugars; 15.79 g fat; 5.18 g saturated-fat; 22.32 mg cholesterol; 7506 IU vitamin-a-iu; 2.34 mg niacin-equivalents; 0.3 mg vitamin-b6; 25.22 mg vitamin-c; 174.55 mcg folate; 204.31 mg calcium; 2.45 mg iron; 66.25 mg magnesium; 503.56 mg potassium; 378.71 mg sodium; 0.14 mg thiamin; 142.14 calories-from-fat; 25 percent-of-calories-from-carbs; 62 percent-of-calories-from-fat; 11 percent-of-calories-from-protein; 20 percent-of-calories-from-sat-fat


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lutzflcat
10/19/2016
10.18.16 Oh yeah we enjoyed this salad! This is something that I would expect to be served at a fine dining restaurant. I changed a few things but nothing major. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and white balsamic vinegar instead of white wine vinegar. I cut the dressing s sugar back because I knew it would be too sweet for us and gave it an extra shake of hot sauce but that s just a personal taste preference. I assembled it a bit differently than in the instructions mixing the salad greens and the dressing together (setting aside a little dressing) and then placed the onions and pears on top sprinkled the salad with the walnuts (which I d toasted) and the feta cheese and then just drizzled the remaining dressing over each salad. This one s going into my Favorites file awesome salad!

Most helpful critical review

Thisni Caza
11/16/2009
My fiance really likes green salads with fruit so I wanted to try this one. I tried another salad with pears and feta and didn't care for the combo so knew in advance I would change the fruit. I used iceberg and spinach (what I had); made the dressing per the recipe; used fresh sectioned oranges; no cheese. We very much enjoyed this salad. And...glazed walnuts would probably be very good in this salad; add another dimension.
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Thisni Caza
11/16/2009
My fiance really likes green salads with fruit so I wanted to try this one. I tried another salad with pears and feta and didn't care for the combo so knew in advance I would change the fruit. I used iceberg and spinach (what I had); made the dressing per the recipe; used fresh sectioned oranges; no cheese. We very much enjoyed this salad. And...glazed walnuts would probably be very good in this salad; add another dimension.
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Anonymous
11/26/2006
oh so good! i substituted balsamic vinegar for the white wine vinegar increased the walnuts only used one bag of spinach and one bag of romaine...also added some chopped bacon. it served about 12 people as a small side salad...delicious!
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lutzflcat
10/19/2016
10.18.16 Oh yeah we enjoyed this salad! This is something that I would expect to be served at a fine dining restaurant. I changed a few things but nothing major. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and white balsamic vinegar instead of white wine vinegar. I cut the dressing s sugar back because I knew it would be too sweet for us and gave it an extra shake of hot sauce but that s just a personal taste preference. I assembled it a bit differently than in the instructions mixing the salad greens and the dressing together (setting aside a little dressing) and then placed the onions and pears on top sprinkled the salad with the walnuts (which I d toasted) and the feta cheese and then just drizzled the remaining dressing over each salad. This one s going into my Favorites file awesome salad!
Anonymous
02/09/2008
I liked this. My husband is VERY picky and won't eat the Vinaigrette! So this was a lot of salad for just me!