Orange-Pear Salad



Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 35 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes


1/2 cup walnut halves
3 heads butter or Bibb lettuce, torn (about 8 cups)
2 ripe Bosc pears, sliced
2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
12 pitted dates, coarsely chopped


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake walnuts in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 8 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Cool 10 minutes.

2. Layer lettuce, pears, and next 2 ingredients in a container or on a serving platter. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Drizzle with Honey-Cider Vinaigrette just before serving. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.