- 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears
- 4 cups fresh baby spinach
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
- 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon grated lime peel
- Dash cayenne pepper
- Drain pears, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. In a salad bowl, combine spinach and onions. Top with pears, grapefruit and bacon.
- In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinegar, oil, lime juice, parsley, sugar, salt, lime peel, cayenne and reserved pear juice; shake well. Drizzle over salad and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 5 servings.
Reviews forPear Spinach Salad
"This was a tasty dish. Bright flavors and the lime showed through. We omitted the grapefruit but still thought it had enough moisture."