This flavor packed seasonal salad will make salad in winter something exciting! Warm Cranberry Honey Dressing compliments spicy winter greens, sweet fruit and crunchy seeds. It can also be made and kept in the refridgerator to dress up greens when the mood strikes.
6cupsMixed Greens(prepared mixed organic greens offer many options or use your favorite lettuce)
2small ripe Pears, cored and sliced thinly lengthwise
6tablespoonsroasted Pepitas(pumpkin seed kernels; available in most bulk food areas of grocery stores)
Instructions for Warm Cranberry Honey Dressing:
Place all ingredients into a blender (except salt and pepper) and pulse to fully puree ingredients to emulsify the dressing. Warm for a few seconds in the microwave before dressing the salad.
Instructions for the Winter Salad:
Place the greens on two salad plates (or one large plate if making one entree salad). Layer the pear slices, berries, pomegranate arils and pepitas on top of the lettuce. Dress with a few tablespoons of dressing and serve.