Pears, Pasta & Pecan Salad

Pears, Pasta & Pecan Salad
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Try this unique pasta salad with pears and a honey and lime-flavored salad dressing.
20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Pasta

1 cup
uncooked dried gemelli (double twist pasta) or small pasta shells

Salad Dressing

1/4 cup
sour cream
1 teaspoon
freshly grated lime zest
3 tablespoons
lime juice
3 tablespoons
olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons
honey

Salad

1/4 cup
coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
2 ribs (1 cup)
celery, sliced
1 medium
pear, sliced, quartered
1 medium
apple, sliced, quartered
2 tablespoons
chopped green onions

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Combine all salad dressing ingredients in bowl.
  3. Toss cooked pasta and all remaining salad ingredients together in large bowl just before serving. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
23g
Protein
3g
Fat
10g
Sodium
15mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I made this pasta salad for my culinary class. Everyone loved the unique lime flavor with the pasta and fruit. I also added dried cherries for some color. Several students asked for the recipe. I will definitely make it again. A refreshing unique salad!

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