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Fresh Cranberry and Red Anjou Pear Salad Recipe

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"Salad Days" by Pam Powell


7 oz mixed baby greens
36 fresh cranberries(I use craisins)
4 ripe red Anjou pears
1/2 c Cypress Grove Chevre, grated
1 c roasted pecans

3 tbsp, frozen cranberry juice concentrate
1/4 c rice vinegar
1 tsp sweet onion, minced
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp stone-grounded mustard
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp pepperr
1/2 c light golden butter olive oil

Place the frozen cranberry concentrate, rice vinegar, sweet onion, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper into a small blender. Blend to combine, and pour into a glass bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until emulsified. Pour into a glass jar, cover, and keep cool until ready to assemble salad.

Assemble the salad, greens first, cranberries, cheese, & pecans.
Cut each of the pears into 8 uniform slices just before assembling the salad.
Arrange pear slices upon greens.
Just before serving, drizzle with Cranberry Vinaigrette.

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