Holiday Pear Salad with Glazed Pecans


Holiday Pear Salad with Glazed Pecans

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Mixed green salad topped with halved pecans, dried cranberries, and sliced skin-on pears

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Chef's Tip: Add blue, goat or feta cheese.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 6
1 Hy-Vee egg white, beaten
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee Select maple syrup
2 tsp. dark brown sugar
¼ tsp. salt
1 ½ c. organic pecan halves
2 small ripe pears, thinly sliced
6 c. mixed baby greens
½ to 2/3 cup light raspberry vinaigrette or red wine vinaigrette dressing
Fresh raspberries, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. For glazed pecans, combine egg white, maple syrup, sugar and salt in large bowl. Stir in pecans, tossing to coat. Spread pecans on aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned, stirring once. Remove from oven. Stir pecans to release from foil; set aside.
  2. In large salad bowl toss sliced pears and greens together. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with glazed pecans. Top with fresh raspberries, if desired.

Nutrition facts


280 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 21g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 290mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Protein: 4g

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Try-Foods International.