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Southern Pear Salad


Southern Pear Salad is a vintage southern comfort food dish.  Juicy canned pears topped with a light dressing, sharp cheddar cheese, and topped with a lightly-sweet maraschino cherry and crushed pecans for crunch.

Southern Pear Salad is a classic southern dish! Whip it up in 5 minutes with only 6 pantry staples, this simple side is perfect to bring to your next holiday potluck, family get-together, or barbecue outing!




Drain the can of pears, reserving the juice. In a small bowl, combine the mayo and 3 tablespoons of reserved pear juice. Mix to combine.

Step 1

Step 2

Place lettuce on the plates and place a pear half, cut side up, on each lettuce cup. Drizzle the dressing over the pear halves.

Sprinkle the pears with the cheddar cheese.  Top each one with a cherry.

Step 3

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