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Mixed Greens Salad with Pears, Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries and Spiced Pecans - A Family Feast

Mixed Greens with Pears, Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries and Spiced Pecans

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x

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Ingredients

  • 1 5-ounce bag mixed baby greens
  • 2 ripe Bartlett pears
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup very thinly sliced red onion
  • Our Favorite Vinaigrette (see recipe) or other salad dressing of your choice such as a balsamic vinaigrette
  • ¾ cup Spiced Pecans (see recipe)
  • ¾ cup crumbled goat cheese (blue cheese may also be substituted)

Instructions

  1. Place the mixed baby greens in a large bowl.
  2. Peel the pears and cut into thin slices, removing the core and any seeds.
  3. Add the pear slices, cranberries and sliced red onion to the bowl with the greens. Toss with enough Favorite Vinaigrette to lightly coat everything in the bowl.
  4. Sprinkle the Spiced Pecans and the goat cheese over the top of the tossed salad.
  5. Serve immediately.