Romaine Cranberry Pear Salad Recipe
Easy romaine cranberry pear salad recipe that makes the perfect side dish to any meal. Uses delicious cranberry pear balsamic vinegar & fresh pears!
Servings 4 side servings
- 4 cups romaine lettuce (chopped)
- 1 firm pear (chopped)
- 1 - 2 oz. goat cheese
- 1/2 cup salted oven roasted pecans roughly chopped
- 1/2 cup Craisins
- 1 - 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 - 3 tablespoons cranberry pear white balsamic vinegar
- salt & pepper to taste if desired
Prepare 4 cups of chopped romaine lettuce loosely packed. Place it in a large salad bowl.
Add pecans and Craisins.
At this point the salad can be placed in the refrigerator until ready to serve. (Not more than 2 - 3 hours.)
When ready to serve: break apart goat cheese and add to the bowl.
Chop the pear into small pieces. Add to bowl.
For the dressing: the measurements above are just guidelines. Add the oil and vinegar a little at a time until you achieve your preferred taste.
Toss everything together. Serve immediately.
*When using the cranberry pear white balsamic vinegar, less olive oil can be used.
*Any creamy cheese (feta or mozzarella) can be substituted for the goat cheese.