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This Apple Pear Salad has all the best flavors of fall - apples, pears, and cranberries - tossed with a delicious poppy seed dressing. From @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/apple-pear-salad/

Apple-Pear Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Apple Pear Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Course Salads
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 443kcal


For the salad:

  • 1 lb. ready-to-serve Butter Lettuce
  • 6 oz. Swiss or Gruyere cheese shaved
  • 1 cup roasted salted cashews
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 large apple thinly sliced
  • 1 large pear thinly sliced

For the dressing:

  • cup extra light olive oil
  • ½ cup sugar
  • cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tblsp. poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp. finely chopped shallot
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. salt


To make the dressing:

  • Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth. May be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week. Serve at room temperature.

To assemble the salad:

  • Toss together all ingredients in a large bowl. Serve with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing.


Adapted from an original recipe in Southern Living magazine, March 2007.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 326mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g