Honey Pear Salad

  • Servings : 25
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 0m

A delicious honey pear salad, perfect for summertime. Recipe from Allen ISD as part of the 2016-2017 “For the Love of Pasta” promotion.


Step 1

Note: 5 ounces of dry pasta will yield enough for 25 servings; pasta may be prepared the day before, if desired.
Drain pears and measure out 40 oz; set aside with pasta.

Step 2

Measure out dried cranberries, mozzarella.

Step 3

Toss pasta, pears, cranberries and mozzarella together.

Step 4

Add spinach and honey-balsamic vinaigrette last, and toss gently.

Step 5

Using a 4 oz spoodle, scoop a level portion and place into a clear, square ivex and serve.
CCP: Hold foods at 41 degrees or cooler.


  • 5 oz. dry, Barilla Whole Grain Penne Pasta
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
  • 20 oz. Dried Cranberries
  • 5 oz. Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 4 1/2 oz. Honey
  • 2 1/4 Balsamic Vinegar
  • 40 oz. Pears, sliced, canned in pear juice
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.