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Pear, lemon and pecan salad

The tangy pleasure of preserved lemons and the sweet sensation of fresh pears, in one wholesome salad.

  • Yield: Serves 2-4
  • Prep time: 5 minutes

This salad is an elegant, wholesome combo of summer and fall. Winter pears and spiced pecans surrounded by sunny preserved lemons. You're gonna love it.


  • 2 small pears
  • 6 ounces spinach
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup candied pecans
  • Preserved lemons*


Slice the pears lengthwise about 1/4-inch thick, removing any seeds.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the spinach, oil and vinegar, tossing until fully coated.

Plate the pears and spinach.

Top with candied pecans and preserved lemons.

*Click here for a great-how to on preserved lemons.

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