Sunday, April 8, 2012

Baby Blue Salad with Bartlett Pears

Happy Easter Nummy Readers!!  Since this is the first Spring Holiday I wanted to give you a nummy salad that you can make for this delicious day.  This Salad is quick and easy and sure to impress!

10oz or 2 pkgs. Dark Leafy Greens
 1 qt. Strawberries cut up
1/2 cup Candied or plain Pecans
3 Bartlett Pears thinly sliced
1 cup Cherry tomatoes sliced in 1/2
Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe below)
Crumbles of Feta cheese if desired

Mix all ingredients together except vinaigrette.  Toss and plate.  Drizzle with vinaigrette.

Vinaigrette Ingredients
1 c. Olive Oil
1/2 c. Balsamic Vinegar
1 Shallot, diced
2 Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1/8 tsp. Salt
3 Tbs. Honey
3 Tbs. Dijon Mustard

Mix all ingredients together except Olive Oil and then slowly pour in olive oil while whisking continuously until everything is well combined.

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