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Nutted Fruit And Cheese Salad

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Interest: 
Healthy

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