Crunchy Pear & Celery Salad

Recipe Credit: KITCHEN DAILY; EatingWell

Serving Size: 6

Total Time: 25 MIN


4 stalks celery, trimmed and cut in half crosswise

2 Tbsp cider, pear, raspberry or other fruit vinegar

2 Tbsp honey

¼ tsp salt

2 ripe pear, preferably red Bartlett or Anjou, diced

1 cup finely diced white cheddar cheese

½ cup chopped pecans, toasted (see Tip)

freshly ground pepper to taste

6 large leaves butterhead or other lettuce


1. Soak celery in a bowl of ice water for 15 minutes. Drain and pat dry. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces.

2. Whisk vinegar, honey and salt in a large bowl until blended. Add pears; gently stir to coat. Add the celery, cheese and pecans; stir to combine. Season with pepper. Divide the lettuce leaves among 6 plates and top with a portion of salad. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Tips: To toast chopped nuts & seeds: Cook in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 6 Total

  • Calories 221 7%
  • Calories from fat 126 25%
  • Total Fat 14gm 7%
  • Saturated Fat 5gm 4%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4gm 10%
  • Sodium 244mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 20gm 22%
  • Fiber 4gm
  • Protein 6gm
  • Cholesterol 20mg

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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