Pecan-Pear Tossed Salad Recipe

Pecan-Pear Tossed Salad Recipe


  • 2 tablespoons fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 4 medium ripe pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 2/3 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Press raspberries through a sieve, reserving juice. Discard seeds.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, sugar, pepper and reserved raspberry juice. Toss pear slices with lemon juice; drain.
  3. In a salad bowl, combine the salad greens, pears, pecans and raspberries.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 8 servings.

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