Pear Romaine Salad

  • Yield 2 servings

Pecans and pears top this healthy fall salad.

"This is a wonderful salad that pleases the palate. It's also quick and easy to prepare."


2 1/2 cups romaine lettuce
1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 firm pear
1 tablespoon butter
8 to 10 pecan halves


  1. Wash, dry, and slice romaine lettuce into long, thin strips.
  2. Mix balsamic vinegar and olive oil and pour on lettuce. Toss well. Put on salad plates.
  3. Cut pear into cubes or slices and saute in butter until brown. Put on top of lettuce. Top with pecan halves.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen: This salad also is delicious with blue cheese or Gorgonzola crumbles.

– Glenna Hoff, Prescott, Ariz.



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