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Fall Harvest Salad Recipe

Fall Harvest Salad Recipe

Tender lettuce and ripe pears are fantastic with the tangy vinaigrette. You'll want to sneak a couple of the sugared pecans when you assemble the salad! —Taste of Home Cooking School
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • SALAD:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 medium pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups torn leaf lettuce

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the vinegar, oil, chives, sugar, salt and cayenne; whisk in cream until well combined. Set aside.
  • 2. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat; stir in pecans and sugar. Cook and stir until pecans are toasted and coated with sugar. Remove pecans to paper towels to drain and cool.
  • 3. In a large bowl, combine the pear slices, lettuce, pecans and 1/3 cup vinaigrette and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Reviews for Fall Harvest Salad

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2014

"This is my new favorite salad!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2012

"Yum! Def. use the cinnamon crouton variation. I think next time I may even add a pinch of cinnamon to the pecans. Also added a handful of dried cranberries and some fresh parmesan cheese."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2012

"Yum! Def. use the cinnamon crouton variation. I think next time I may even add a pinch of cinnamon to the pecans. Also added a handful of dried cranberries and some fresh parmesan cheese."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2012

"I agree, awesome salad! I didn't add as much cream, probably only 1/4 cup but it needed it otherwise it would've been too tangy for my taste. When I served it, the platter was empty except for 2 leaves of lettuce by the time I got it.... obviously a hit!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2012

"AWESOME Salad!...skip the 1/2 and 1/2 in the dressing...healthier...and it doesn't need it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"Cinnamon croutons?????"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"The cinnamon croutons are a must!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

"I just love new ideas for salad. Adding sliced grilled chicken makes this a fantastic entree salad. Yum."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

"My bad--looks like one person has reviewed it. Excuse the question/comment!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

"How can a recipe have "5-Star" status that says 100% would make again--when not a single soul has reviewed it??!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

"the taste is fantastic. use the crutons too"

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