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Autumn Pear Salad with Citrus Dressing

Sweet pears on a bed of greens with a tangy citrus dressing is the perfect salad for fall. Serve this Autumn Pear Salad on your holiday table.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Pear Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Ali Randall


  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup orange juice, from one orange
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large ripe pears, cored and sliced
  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • 3/4 cup crumbled goat cheese


  • Place the shallots, mustard, orange and lemon juices, honey, salt, pepper and olive oil in a mason jar or large measuring cup.
  • Use an immersion blender to mix the ingredients well. Next, combine the lettuces, pears and goat cheese in a bowl. Serve with the dressing.