Pear and Greens Salad with Maple Viniagrette

Pear and Greens Salad with Maple Viniagrette

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  • Vinaigrette

  • ¼

    cup real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup

  • 2

    tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • ½

    teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon pepper

  • ¼

    cup canola or vegetable oil

  • Salad

  • cup pecan halves

  • 8

    cups torn mixed salad greens

  • 3

    medium pears, peeled, cut into wedges

  • cup sweetened dried cranberries


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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