Pear and Celery Salad

Posted on Aug 25 2015 in
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  • 4 medium ribs of celery, diced
  • 2 T. cider vinegar (or other fruit vinegar)
  • 2 T. honey
  • 2 medium ripe pears (Red Bartlett or Anjou), chopped
  • 4 oz. sharp white cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (optional)
  • 6 large Butterhead or other lettuce leaves
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


Whisk vinegar and honey in large bowl until well blended. Add celery and pears; gently stir to coat. Add cheese and cranberries. Divide lettuce leaves among six salad plates and top with a portion of salad. Add chopped pecans just before serving. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Makes six individual salads.

Beverly Huffman, Warsaw, Ind.