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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
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  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.

Recipe Summary

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Facts

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

Celery Pear Salad Recipe