Pear and Greens Salad with Maple Vinagrette Recipe

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    1/4 cup real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
    2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil

    1/3 cup pecan halves
    8 cups torn mixed salad greens
    3 medium pears, peeled, cut into wedges
    1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries


    1. In small bowl, mix all vinaigrette ingredients except oil with wire whisk. Beat in oil until blended.

    2. Place pecans in 1-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave on High 2 minutes to 2 minutes 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until browned.

    3. Divide salad greens among 6 serving plates. Arrange pear wedges on greens; sprinkle with pecans and cranberries. Drizzle vinaigrette over salads.

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    1. cdicenso 43 months ago | reply

      Hot damn that looks like a good salad!

    2. Little Grey 42 months ago | reply

      great shot. this looks delicious.

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