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Crunchy Pear and Celery Salad



Crunchy Pear and Celery Salad
Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes Number of Servings: 6
Actual Cooking Time:15 to 30 minutes Source: Eatil

Ingredients:

4 stalks Celery, trimmed and cut in half crosswise
2 tablespoons cider, pear, raspberry or other fruit Vinegar
2 tablespoons Honey
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 ripe Pears, preferably red Bartlett or Anjou, diced
1 cup finely diced white Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped Pecans, toasted (see Tip)
Freshly ground Pepper, to taste
6 large leaves Butterhead or other lettuce

Preparation:

Soak celery in a bowl of ice water for 15 minutes. Drain and pat dry. Cut into one-half inch pieces.

Whisk vinegar, honey and salt in a large bowl until blended. Add pears; gently stir to coat. Add the celery, cheese and pecans; stir to combine. Season with pepper.

Divide the lettuce leaves among 6 plates and top with a portion of salad. Serve at room temperature or chilled.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 221
Total Fat: 14 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 240 mg
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Protein: 6 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 150 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes:

Make Ahead Tip: Prepare salad without pecans up to 2 hours ahead. Stir in pecans just before serving.

Tip: To toast chopped pecans, cook in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.