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Baby Greens with Pears, Nuts and Parmesan

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Here's a fabulous threesome: nutty Parmesan cheese, juicy pears and candied nuts. The homemade salad dressing is equally fantastic.

Ingredients

Canned cranberry sauce

½ cup(s), whole-berry or jellied

Red wine vinegar

2 tbsp(s)

Olive oil

1 tbsp(s)

Dijon mustard

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, freshly ground, or to taste

Fresh mixed greens

8 cup(s)

Pear(s)

3 medium, ripe but firm, cored and thinly sliced

Honey

2 oz, walnuts or pecans (about 6 Tbsp)

Parmesan cheese

6 tbsp(s), shaved (use a microplane or vegetable peeler to ge

Water

2 cup(s)

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together cranberry sauce, vinegar, water, oil and mustard; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Place greens in a large serving bowl. Add dressing, pears and nuts; toss to mix and coat. Scatter shaved Parmesan on top. Yields about 1 1/3 cups per serving.

Notes

Thinly sliced apples make a great substitute for the pears.