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Mixed Green Salad with Cranberry Pear Salad Dressing

Mixed Green Salad with Cranberry Pear Salad DressingAn autumn-perfect salad of mixed greens and thinly sliced pear served with a simple ginger-spiced cranberry pear dressing and garnished with whole toasted walnuts.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce
1/2 cup diced canned pears, reserving 1/2 cup syrup
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

1 (9-ounce) package salad greens
2 ripe pears, sliced thin
Whole toasted walnuts, if desired

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Dressing: Put all ingredients, including the reserved 1/2 cup pear syrup, in a food processor or blender and process on High for 2 minutes or until smooth.
  2. For Salad: Arrange the salad greens, slices of pear and nuts on a salad plate; drizzle with dressing and serve immediately.
  3. Store unused dressing in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.