Bartlett Pear and Smoked Turkey Salad
Always be sure to use ripe pears.
One of the things that make a salad irresistible is eye appeal. Here, a salad as tasty as it is pretty.
2 cups diced smoked turkey
1 Bartlett pear, cored and cubed
1 cup partially cooked broccoli flowerets
¼ cup dried apricots, diced
¼ cup thinly sliced red onions
2 tablespoons each dried currants and pine nuts*
4 to 6 cups mixed greens
1 Bartlett pear, cored and sliced
Combine turkey, cubed pears, broccoli, apricots, onions, currants, pine nuts and greens;
toss lightly to mix. Garnish each plate with pear slices and serve with Raspberry Vinaigrette.
* Chopped almonds may be substituted.
Combine 2 tablespoons each olive oil and raspberry vinegar** and 1 teaspoon honey; mix well.
Salt and pepper to taste. Makes 1/4 cup.
** Red wine or balsamic vinegar may be substituted.