Festive Tossed Salad Recipe

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I was pleasantly surprised with the pears in this salad. The amount of sweet from the fruit and salty from the nuts. You'll be asked for the recipe over and over again.
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  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 pear, cored, diced
  • 1 apple,cored, diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 10 cups romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1/2 cup cashews, chopped
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
20 mins
20 mins
In a salad bowl combine the cheese, pear, apple, cranberries and lettuce.

In a blender or food processor, combine vinegar, onion, sugar, lemon juice and salt. Cover and process until blended. With the blender running, gradually add the oil. Add the poppy seeds and blend.

Just before serving, drizzle the desired amount of dressing over salad. Add the cashews and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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"This is absolutely delicious! Curiously, I always try something new when bringing a dish somewhere and I made this for our neighborhood picnic last night. The pears were weird to me but they made the salad. Nothing was left so it was a complete hit!"
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