Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Autumn Pear Salad AKA Dragon Toe Nail Salad for Halloween from Amanda Cracroft


5 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon chopped green onion

Salt and fresh ground pepper

Mix dressing ingredients in jar; shake well and refrigerate.


½ head green leaf lettuce, washed and torn

½ head red leaf lettuce, washed and torn

2 ripe pears, thinly sliced

½ cup unsalted cashews, toasted

Couple handfuls dried cranberries

Optional: 2 oz. Asiago cheese, shaved with vegetable peeler

In salad bowl, combine greens and ¾ of the dressing. Arrange pears, cheese, cashews, and cranberries over top and drizzle on the remaining dressing. YUM!

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