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Nutted Fruit And Cheese Salad

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  Basil leaves/Mint leaves 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), firmly packed
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Granny smith apple 1 Large, cut into 12 wedges
  Red delicious apple/Empire/mcintosh 1 Large, cored and cut into 12 wedges
  Bartlett pears 2 Large, cored and each cut into 8 wedges
  Low fat cheddar cheese 4 Ounce, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped

1 To make the dressing: In a food processor or blender, whirl the mint, buttermilk, honey, lime juice, and oil for about 30 seconds or until smooth.
Transfer to a jar with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
Will keep, refrigerated, for up to 4 days.
2 To make the salad: In a large bowl, place the apples, pears, cheese, and pecans and toss together.
Shake the dressing well and drizzle it overthe fruit.
Garnish the salad with the mint if desired.

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Nutted Fruit And Cheese Salad Recipe