Garden Salad Recipes

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Bacon Pear Salad with Parmesan Dressing

6 reviews

This simple salad is an elegant side dish for any menu. With a blend of fresh pears and warm, comforting flavors, it’s perfect for special meals. —Rachel Lewis, Danville, Virginia

Grape ‘n’ Pear Tossed Salad

This sweet medley will complement most any meal. Yogurt, apple juice and sugar create the quick but yummy dressing.—Taste of...


Cranberry-Pear Tossed Salad

4 reviews

Kris Hernandez of Oneida, Wisconsin often treats dinner guests to this colorful and fruity salad. Pears, dried cranberries and mixed...


Roquefort Pear Salad

3 reviews

Guests at a barbecue we hosted one summer brought this cool, refreshing salad. Now it's a mainstay at many of...


Spinach Salad with Pears & Candied Pecans

A tasty combination of pears, blue cheese and spinach make this salad a standout. The sugared pecans add a nice...

Pear Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette

I created this recipe using ingredients on hand from a recent party - pears, mozzarella and salad greens. It’s beautiful...


Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

1 review

This crisp fall salad gets its tartness from fresh pears, an extra crunch from pecans and a hint of creaminess...

Pecan-Pear Tossed Salad

To save time, I prepare the ingredients and dressing the day before, then combine them just before serving. This salad...


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Pecan-Pear Green Salad

2 reviews

This lovely salad adds a special touch to any meal. The juicy pear slices, toasted pecans and mixed greens are...


Warm Pear Salad

1 review

Pear slices tossed with salad greens, red onion and blue cheese are drizzled with tangy raspberry vinaigrette in this refreshing...


Gorgonzola and Pear Salad

1 review

Tired of tossed salads? Here's an irresistible variation featuring pears that makes an attractive and tasty first course. The cheese...

Poached Pears with Mixed Greens

Special occasions call for deliciously different salads like this. Slices of pretty poached pears add fabulous flavor to a mixed...


Winter Salad

1 review

I make this salad for special dinners. Everyone loves the flavor combination and interesting textures of the pears, walnuts, greens...


Quick Blue Cheese Pear Salad

2 reviews

Made with just five ingredients, this special salad from Ginger Smiser of Blanco, Texas is a cinch to put together....


Warm Pork and Pear Salad

Convenient items—like a salad mix and marinated pork loin—are the secret to this speedy salad that's tossed with a flavorful...


Bartlett Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Sweet pears and rich blue cheese turn a bed of greens into an elegant side. Topped with tangy vinaigrette, this...

Peppered Pear Celebration Salad

With sweet fruit, a tart dressing and crunchy pistachios, every forkful of this beautiful salad is like a celebration for...


Chicken and Pear Tossed Salad

I got this recipe at a pear festival. It's a great meal to serve on a hot summer day.—Jeanette Luttman,...


Spinach Salad with Gorgonzola Pears

Guests will feel like royalty when you serve this elegant yet rustic salad. Here, juicy pears are stuffed with Gorgonzola...


Nutty Pear Spinach Salad

1 review

Pear slices and some dried cherries, crunchy pecans, spinach and blue cheese combine to make this special savory salad from...


Grilled Chicken and Pear Salad

I served this fabulous salad at a shower, and received many compliments. The vinaigrette pairs wonderfully with the grilled chicken...


Greens with Pears and Blue Cheese

1 review

Fresh greens, pear slices, crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, crunchy walnts and a creamy citrus dressing make this healthy salad from Leanne...


Pear & Pomegranate Salad

1 review

Pomegranate seeds and Boursin cheese add zip to this cool salad of Bosc pears over lettuce. Look for the 5.2-ounce...


Spinach Pear Salad with Chocolate Vinaigrette

4 reviews

Tangy from balsamic and mellowed with chocolate, the light vinaigrette stays well-blended. It would add an interesting twist to berries...

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Cashew-Pear Tossed Salad

14 reviews

A friend who does a lot of catering fixed this salad for our staff Christmas party several years ago, and...


Harvest Salads with Pear Vinaigrette

1 review

You’ll love this simple but elegant salad’s subtly tart dressing and fresh taste. It’s a fantastic combination! Don’t have Gouda?...


Spiced Pear Lettuce Salad

I like to serve this pretty salad in the fall. The colors are bright, the texture fresh and the flavors...


Gorgonzola-Pear Mesclun Salad

2 reviews

This pretty salad is a tasty way to get your greens. To change it up, swap apples for pears and...


Pear & Pecan Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

A tart cranberry dressing balances beautifully with sweet, juicy pears in this salad that’s easy to make and sure to...


Glazed Walnut-Pear Salad

The taste and presentation of this salad is sure to fool guests of just how easy it is to make....