Monday, November 11, 2013

Thanksgiving Side Dish-Pear Salad

Are you panicking about your Thanksgiving feast yet?

Well, don't!  Have no fear!!!!
I am going to put several side dish ideas out there that will compliment your bird perfectly!
Today I have a salad idea...a pear salad.

Pear Salad
Look at how pretty that is!  You can toss this together at the last minute, better yet...give this job to some of your guests!  Some people don't like a lot of people in the kitchen.  I LOVE IT!  All of us working together and chatting away is so fun!  Anyway, here's how you make it.

Pear Salad Recipe:
8 cups of chopped Romaine lettuce
2 fresh pears, sliced
1 package dried cranberries
1 package sugar pecans
1 package of bacon bits
1 package feta cheese
poppyseed dressing to taste

So easy!  Just mix all of the salad ingredients in a big bowl.  Toss with the poppyseed dressing right before serving.

I love all the flavors and textures!  The cranberries and pear slices are really what makes it a fall flavored salad.  Imagine this on your Thanksgiving plate.  It will add so much color to a plate usually filled with browns...turkey, gravy, stuffing and mashed potatoes.  

Put this Pear Salad on your Thanksgiving Menu or anytime this fall!

Don't panic!  Your feast will be perfect!  Check back for my side dish ideas.

Celebrate the little things that make life sweet!