Caramelized Pear and Pecan Salad

Caramelized Pear and Pecan Salad
Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 4
This tasty salad with caramelized pears and pecans and goat cheese is the perfect starter to any meal.
  • 2 c spinach
  • 2 c arugula
  • 3 pears, cored and cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 3 T pasture butter
  • 1 T raw, local honey
  • ¾ c whole pecans
  • ¼ c crumbled goat cheese
  1. Wash lettuce mixture and spin dry.
  2. In a skillet, heat butter on medium heat.
  3. Once melted add honey and whisk together.
  4. Add prepared pears and stir well.
  5. Allow to cook for 5 minutes stirring frequently.
  6. Allow pears to brown.
  7. Once brown strain from liquid in skillet and reserve liquid in pan.
  8. Add pecans and stir 1-2 minutes. Remove and place on parchment paper with pears.
  9. Add to lettuce mixture once cooled.
  10. Top with crumbled goat cheese and dressing of your choice.

Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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