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Pear Salad

Flavors.of.Asia's picture
Ingredients
  Carrots 3 , thinly sliced diagonally, cut in 2-inch julienne strips
  Cucumber 1 , ends trimmed, sliced in 2-inch lengths, cut in julienne strips (European Style)
  Apple pear 1 Large, peeled, sliced, cut in 2-inch julienne strips
  Green onions 6 , smashed, flattened, shredded
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cut in 2-inch julienne strips
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cut in 2-inch julienne strips
  Korean red pepper threads/1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon (Shile Kochu)
  Boston lettuce leaves/Red leaf lettuce leaves 4 , shredded
  Black dry roasted sesame seeds 1 1⁄4 Tablespoon
  Lettuce leaves 4 (Additional)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame seed oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated peel 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 Large
Directions

Place carrots, cucumber, apple-pear, green onions, bell peppers, red pepper threads, shredded lettuce and black Dry Roasted Sesame Seeds in a large bowl.
Prepare Lemon-Sesame Dressing; pour over vegetable mixture.
Combine well.
Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Line a serving platter with additional lettuce leaves.
Toss salad in dressing again.
Spoon onto serving platter.
Lemon-Sesame Dressing: In a small bowl, combine all ingredients.
Blend well until sugar is dissolved.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sesame Seed

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Leslie Vestrich's picture
Someone please help me find the cookbook this came from! I bought it 20-30 years ago and have lost all but a few copied recipes, it was a great pan-asian softcover, about 9x12 pages. thanks! Leslie