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Celery Pear Salad

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Ingredients
  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
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Pinch
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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