Transform your greens with the help of this pear salad recipe. Turn some juicy pears into a grand celebration with the Mixed Green & Pear Salad, studded with pear slices, pecan halves and dried cranberries.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1/3 cup PLANTERS Pecan Halves
1/2 tsp. cinnamon sugar
1 pkg. (5 oz.) torn mixed salad greens
1 large pear, thinly sliced
1/2 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup KRAFT Lite House Italian Dressing
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Let's Make It
Combine nuts and cinnamon sugar in microwaveable pie plate sprayed with cooking spray; spread evenly onto bottom of pie plate. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or until nuts are toasted, stirring every 30 sec.
Toss greens with pears, cheese and cranberries in large bowl.
Add nuts and dressing; mix lightly. Serve immediately.
Substitute KRAFT Natural Blue Cheese Crumbles for the shredded cheese.
Enjoy more than 1/2 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups of vegetables per day in this colorful, delicious side salad that's a good source of calcium from the cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 8 servings, 1 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.