Pear and Grape Salad

“This comes from The Betty Furness Westinghouse Cookbook. This cookbook is 50 years old! I have not prepared this recipe, but I would like to share it with you. It sounds like a great luncheon salad!”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. If pears are fresh, they should be very ripe (dip in lemon juice immediately to prevent darkening).
  2. If pears are canned, drain well.
  3. Cut grapes in half, removing the seeds if necessary.
  4. Mix the cream cheese with the cream or mayonnaise.
  5. Place the pear, cut side down, on a plate.
  6. Cover the pear with the cream cheese mixture.
  7. Cover the surface of the pear with the grapes, placing the cut side down.
  8. Place a grape leaf on each salad plate.
  9. Place on pear decorated with grapes on each grape leaf, cut side down.
  10. The finished pear should resemble a bunch of grapes.
  11. Top with a dollop of mayonnaise if desired.

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