Pear and Celery Salad

By 30 Minutes or Less
This salad is perfect as the first course for dinner or as a light lunch paired with grilled chicken.

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes


Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: White, Green


4 celery stalks, cut into bite-sized pieces

2 Tbsp cider vinegar

2 Tbsp honey

2 ripe pears

4 ounces cheddar cheese, low fat

1/2 cup pecans, chopped

6 large butterhead lettuce leaves (or other lettuce)


  1. Whisk vinegar and honey in a large bowl until combined. 
  2. Add pears; stir gently to coat.  Add celery, cheese and pecans; stir to combine.
  3. Divide lettuce leaves among 6 plates and top with a portion of salad.  Serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    166
  • Carbohydrates:    20g
  • Total Fat:    7.8g
  • Cholesterol:    4mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.4g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    42%
  • Sodium:    169 mg
  • Protein:    6.3g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Texas A & M AgriLife Extension



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