Halve, core and slice pears. Wash and trim watercress; break into bite-size pieces. Mix dressing, onion, lemon juice, onion salt, pepper and salt in bottom of salad bowl. Add pears and toss well to coat. Add watercress, raisins and greens; toss gently but thoroughly.



  • 2 fresh ripe Bartlett pears
  • 1/2 bunch watercress
  • 3/4 Cup California raisins
  • 21/2 Ounces prewashed baby field greens including mizuna, tatsoi, arugula etc.



  • 1/4 Cup bottled Italian-style dressing
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh onion
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 11%); Total Fat 1 ( Saturated Fat 0; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 0; Sodium 290; Potassium 282; Total Carbohydrate 25; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 21; Protein 1; Calcium 26; Iron 1;

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