Pears In Lime Dressing Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Interest Group


 Lime juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Snipped mint leaves1 Tablespoon
 Vegetable oil3 Tablespoon
 Honey2 Tablespoon
 Lime1 Teaspoon
 Pears3 Large
 Bibb lettuce4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 995 Calories from Fat 418

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g73%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 46.2 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 152 g50.6%

Dietary Fiber 30.1 g120.4%

Sugars 99.1 g

Protein 12 g24.5%

Vitamin A 448.3% Vitamin C 116.9%

Calcium 33.5% Iron 56.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix lime juice and mint.
Let stand at room temperature at least 1 hour.
Remove mint and discard.
Shake lime juice, oil, honey and lime peel in tightly covered container.
Cut each pear lengthwise into halves; remove core and seeds.
Place each pear half, cut side down, on cutting surface.
Cut crosswise diagonally into thin slices.
With spatula, place each pear half on lettuce leaves; separate and overlap slices slightly, retaining pear shape.
Drizzle lime juice mixture over pears.
Garnish with mint leaves if desired.