Pecan Pear Salad Becky Grasso
1 large ripe red pear, sliced 2 Tbsp. Butter or margarine divided
½ cup coarsely chopped pecans ¼ tsp. salt, divided
2 cups mixed salad greens 2 Tbsp. Balsamic or red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil Pepper to Taste
In skillet, sauté pear in 1 T. butter until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. In another skillet, sauté pecans in remaining butter until lightly browned, about 5 minutes; sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. salt. Divide salad greens between two salad plates; arrange pears over greens. Sprinkle with pecans. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine vinegar, oil pepper and remaining salt. Shake well. Drizzle over salad.