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17 Fresh Pear Salad Recipes You’ll Love

These pear salad recipes are the makeover your mid-day meal has been craving!

There are so many varieties of pears and each one has its own flavors and special characteristics.

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Pears are juicy, fruity, and sweet. They’re soft but can still hold up to being tossed in a salad. 

Healthy Pear Salad with Cherries, Walnuts and Cheese

Try these pear salad recipes when you’re tired of your usual boring salads. They’re also perfect to take to a party.

Whatever the occasion, these pear salad recipes will be a hit!

1. Cranberry Pear Salad with Fresh Pear Vinaigrette

This cranberry pear salad is brimming with flavor. 

The crisp romaine lettuce, juicy pears, and bright cranberries are all combined and balanced with salty feta cheese.

A delicious pear vinaigrette brings all the ingredients together. 

This salad will be popular any time you serve it. I guarantee it will be your new go-to. 

2. Mixed Greens with Pears, Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries, and Spiced Pecans

If you’re looking for a salad that hits all the right notes, try this one!

The pears are sweet and fruity while the goat cheese is creamy and tangy.

The dried cranberries give the salad a chewy texture with a pop of tart flavor and the spiced pecans add crunch and spice. 

I love that this vinaigrette is simple, yet delicious. You can’t go wrong with this recipe. 

3. Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad

This strawberry, apple, and pear spinach salad is summery and delicious. 

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It’s absolutely packed with vitamins and antioxidants while still tasting amazing.

Strawberries are super sweet and the apples are crisp and refreshing.

Pears have a unique fruitiness that goes well with the other fruits, and spinach is a fantastic base for everything. 

Finish this salad with salty feta and crunchy pecans and then toss it in a yummy apple cider vinaigrette. 

4. French Salad with Brie and Pears

A French salad with brie and pears makes a wonderful lunch or starter salad. 

The brie is creamy and flavorful while the pears add juicy sweetness.

Walnuts add a crunch that’s also buttery and nutty which I love!

Radishes are a little spicy so they add a nice contrast to the pears, and the French vinaigrette is the finishing touch.

There are so many flavors in this salad, and they all come together perfectly. 

5. Pear Salad with Walnuts, Avocado, and Grilled Chicken

A pear salad with walnuts, avocado, and grilled chicken is one of my new favorite lunches. 

It’s a filling and healthy meal that tastes fantastic. Juicy pears, creamy avocado, and crunchy walnuts are a trio worth trying. 

Tangy goat cheese, tender chicken, and salty bacon add even more layers of flavor to this scrumptious salad.

6. Apple and Pear Spinach Salad with Honey Lemon Ginger Vinaigrette

Apples and pears are a delicious duo, especially when sitting atop a lovely bed of bright, green spinach.

Crunchy pecans and salty, creamy feta cheese turn up the flavor of this dish. 

Honey, lemon, and ginger are a fantastic combination of flavors for the dressing.

You get a sweetness from the honey, zesty lemon brightens it up, and the ginger adds some spice. 

7. Pomegranate & Pear Green Salad with Ginger Dressing

Beautiful colors and flavors make this a salad you can’t resist. The red and green colors are absolutely perfect for the holidays. 

Ruby red pomegranate seeds are juicy and crunchy. The pears add sweetness and the goat cheese is creamy and tangy. 

This is no boring salad. Your guests may even go back for seconds!

8. Harvest Pear Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette Dressing

This harvest pear salad should be crowned the official fall salad.

Along with loads of juicy pears, this salad is sprinkled with pumpkin-spiced pecans. They’re sweet, crunchy, and super flavorful.

Add some chewy, dried cranberries, and then toss it all in a creamy cranberry vinaigrette.  

9. Fresh Apple Pear Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

An apple pear salad is a great choice when serving a crowd. 

Swiss cheese, craisins, and cashews are like edible confetti on this lovely dish. They’re sprinkled in to make the dish shine!

The lemon poppy seed dressing is heavenly. It adds a bright flavor that goes so well with the other ingredients. 

10. Winter Pear Salad

This delectable winter pear salad is absolutely packed with incredible ingredients.

It’s nutritious, delicious, and filling enough to get you through the whole season.

Lemon rosemary chicken is way better than any chicken you’ve had thrown on a salad at a restaurant, and it’s delicious with pears!

This salad is like a celebration of winter flavors and ingredients. 

11. Pear Salad with Blue Cheese

If it works on a charcuterie board, you can throw it in a salad.

Sweet, juicy, and fruity pears taste fantastic with tangy and creamy blue cheese

Peppery arugula makes a top-notch base for these ingredients. It keeps the salad from getting too sweet.

Honey and walnuts add crunch and sweetness. 

This salad is far from boring, and I guarantee everybody will love it. 

12. Pear, Date, and Walnut Salad with Blue Cheese

This pear salad with blue cheese is simple in concept but big in flavor. 

Juicy pears and tangy blue cheese are an unexpected combination that will blow your mind.

You only need a few things to toss this salad together and you’ll soon be having a yummy lunch. 

Even if you don’t like Dijon mustard, you’ll love this dressing.

The sourness and hint of spice are terrific with the sweet and tangy elements of the salad.

13. Pear Persimmon Salad with Maple Apple Cider Vinaigrette

If you’ve never tried persimmons, this salad will give you a reason.

They’re succulent and juicy, the perfect match for pears. 

The persimmons and pears are joined by candied pecans and creamy goat cheese. There’s no better combination. 

Take this salad to any holiday party, and the guests will swarm for the recipe. 

14. Jicama Mango & Pear Salad

A jicama, mango, and pear salad is not your typical bed of greens. 

I would categorize this as a slaw, but no matter what you call it, it’s delicious.

All of the ingredients are sliced into thin strips and combined with a squeeze of lemon and fresh mint

It’s crisp, refreshing, and easily loved by all!

15. Warm Caramelized Pear Gorgonzola Salad With Glazed Walnuts

This warm caramelized pear and Gorgonzola salad has a lot of familiar ingredients.

This time, they’re prepared and served warm!

Caramelizing the pears makes this salad a cozy dish that is ideal for a rainy day or cold winter afternoon. 

16. Roasted Pear Salad with Goat Cheese

This roasted pear salad is a fantastic recipe that’s sure to be a hit at any gathering. 

Roasting the pears gives them a beautifully smoky and charred flavor, plus they’re coated in maple syrup.

A lemon vinaigrette adds some zest and it’s a perfectly balanced dish. 

This is a wonderful salad to serve all year for any reason. It’s a simple, quick, and impressive recipe. 

17. Red Wine Poached Pear Gorgonzola Salad

Red wine-poached pears are unbelievably tasty. I guarantee this salad will be your new favorite. 

The wine will turn the pears a beautiful deep red color which makes for a lovely presentation. Add crunchy walnuts and salty gorgonzola. 

In 30 minutes or less, this gorgeous salad can be on the table, ready to enjoy.  

17 Fresh Pear Salads You’ll Love

Jazz up your lunch with these delicious pear salad recipes! Enjoy pears with spinach, grilled chicken, tasty cheeses, and more!

Ingredients

  • Cranberry Pear Salad with Fresh Pear Vinaigrette

  • Mixed Greens with Pears, Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries and Spiced Pecans

  • Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad

  • French Salad with Brie and Pears

  • Pear Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Grilled Chicken

  • Apple and Pear Spinach Salad with Honey Lemon Ginger Vinaigrette

  • Pomegranate & Pear Green Salad with Ginger Dressing

  • Harvest Pear Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette Dressing

  • Fresh Apple Pear Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

  • Winter Pear Salad

  • Pear Salad with Blue Cheese

  • Pear, Date and Walnut Salad with Blue Cheese

  • Pear Persimmon Salad with Maple Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • Jicama Mango & Pear Salad

  • Warm Caramelized Pear Gorgonzola Salad With Glazed Walnuts

  • Roasted Pear Salad with Goat Cheese

  • Red Wine Poached Pear Gorgonzola Salad

Directions

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  • Organize all the required ingredients.
  • Prep a pear salad in 30 minutes or less!
Pear Salad Recipes

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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