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O' So Good

Tuscan Pear Salad

Prep Time:

20 Minutes Total


20 Minutes Total



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Flavor Suggestions

  • 6-8 bacon strips (I personally like and use turkey bacon)

  • 1 cup white onion chopped

  • 1 small-medium yellow squash thinly sliced and quartered

  • 1 medium garlic clove minced

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ​1/2 teaspoon pepper​

  • 1 tablespoon O' So Good Olive Oil

  • 1 1/4 cup slivered almonds and walnuts (or you can choose to do a single variety)

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 box of spring salad mix

  • 1-2 red pears sliced and quartered

  • 1 cup parmesan cheese

  • 1-2 tablespoons O' So Good Balsamic Vinegar

  • O' So Good Pear Balsamic Vinegar

  • O' So Good Tuscan Herb Olive Oil


1. Cook bacon to desired doneness (slightly crispy gives the salad a crunch!) and put aside for later.

2. Put onion, minced garlic clove, sliced and quartered yellow squash, water, salt and pepper in a skillet with O' So Good Olive Oil’s Tuscan Herb Olive Oil and cook on medium heat until soft and turning golden and water has evaporated. Transfer to a plate for later. 

3. Next get a fresh skillet and add walnuts, almonds, sugar, and butter and cook on medium heat stirring frequently so it doesn’t burn. Cook for around 5 minutes or until all sugar is melted and nuts are coated. Transfer immediately to parchment and separate the nuts into small clusters then allow to cool 5-7 minutes while you prep the rest of the salad. 

4. Crush the bacon into bits and slice the red pears into bite sizes.

5. Place salad spring mix into a bowl and layer with crushed bacon bits, onion/garlic/yellow squash mixture, candied nuts, sliced pears, and parmesan cheese. 

6. Drizzle O’ So Good Olive Oil’s Pear Balsamic Vinegar over top according to liking and enjoy!

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