You are here: Home » Recipes » Fresh Pear Salad Fresh Pear Salad Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 6 to 8 servings Serve this elegant salad at your next dinner party. PrintEmail Ingredients 3 -- pears, divided use3 tablespoons lemon juice, divided use1 1/2 quarts mixed salad greens, torn2 tablespoons minced green onion1/2 cup chopped walnuts2 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons red wine vinegar3 tablespoons orange juice1/4 cup oil3 tablespoons mayonnaiseGarnish: -- Endive -- Orange slices -- Fresh raspberries or blueberries Instructions Peel, core and coarsely chop 2 pears. Place in salad bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Add salad greens, onions, walnuts. Toss gently to blend. In small bowl, combine sugar, salt, pepper, vinegar and orange juice. Add oil and mayonnaise. Blend until smooth. Core and slice remaining pear. Toss with remaining tablespoon lemon juice. Arrange pear slices on salad. Garnish with endive and orange slices or fresh raspberries or blueberries, if desired. Pass dressing separately. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League Springfield Publication’s Honest to Goodness(Springfield, Illinois, 1990).