Celery Pear Salad
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Firm ripe pears||3 , halved, pared and cored|
|Finely chopped celery||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Finely chopped onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Salad oil||3 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Crushed tarragon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Pinch|
Mix water and sugar in a saucepan.
Bring to boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Cover; boil 5 minutes.
Add extract and as many pear halves at a time as will fit in saucepan.
Simmer about 5 minutes, or until pears are just tender.
Remove pears with slotted spoon and put into a shallow dish.
Meanwhile, parboil celery and onion for 1 minute in rapidly boiling salted water; drain.
Spoon vegetables over pears and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
Pour a blend of the remaining ingredients over pears and vegetables; chill thoroughly.
To serve, put each pear half onto a chilled individual salad plate lined with crisp salad greens.
Spoon some of the dressing over each serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1494 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46 g70.6%
Saturated Fat 2.2 g11%
Trans Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 103.3 mg4.3%
Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.6%
Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.5%
Sugars 251.2 g
Protein 3 g6.8%
Vitamin A 14.1% Vitamin C 66.7%
Calcium 12.3% Iron 8.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet