Monday, April 19, 2010

Make-Over Monday... Mixed Greens & Pear Salad

Since we will be celebrating "Earth Day" this week... We thought that here at the Pantry we should dedicate this week to all the wonderfully eatable things that we enjoy from the Earth itself. So to start the week off we thought we would offer you a salad... (Everything in it comes from the Earth!)


  • 10 oz. bag fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 10 oz. bag mixed baby greens
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen baby green peas,  (thawed- not cooked)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 cup fresh ripe pears or apples (thin sliced)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans (whole halves)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste


Combine first 6 ingredients in glass a large salad bowl. In small bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, thyme, salt and pepper and whisk to blend well, pour dressing over salad, toss gently to coat and serve immediately. Serves 4-6 

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