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Easy Cranberry and Pear Salad with Mesclun Greens

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This easy vegan cranberry and pear salad with Italian dressing is a simple and quick fall salad for vegetarians and vegans. Try it for Thanksgiving or Christmas. To keep everything fresh, try it with a simple homemade vegan vinaigrette.

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups mesclun salad greens
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • 4 fresh pears, quartered and cut into long, thin slices
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts or sliced almonds (optional)
  • Italian dressing or a fruity vinaigrette
  • dash salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation:

Gently toss the mesclun greens with the red onion, cranberries and pine nuts or almonds.

Divide the salad amongst 4 serving plates or bowls, and arrange the sliced pears on top. Drizzle with dressing and a light shake of salt and pepper.

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