Clementine Pear Salad with Chocolate Vinaigrette

Clementine Pear Salad with Chocolate Vinaigrette

Clementine Pear Salad with Chocolate Vinaigrette

Surprise! Chocolate dressing drizzled over fruit and nuts makes this salad extra special. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Fruit Salads, Oranges / Pineapple / Grapefrut, Peaches / Plums / Pears / Watermelon
Servings 4 people


  • 1 package Fresh Express Sweet Butter Lettuce (5 oz.)
  • 2 clementine oranges peeled and cut into sections
  • 1 large ripe Bartlett pear sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. milk chocolate chopped
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  • To assemble, divide the Fresh Express Sweet Butter Lettuce among 4 salad plates. Top each salad with oranges, pear slices, raspberries and almonds. Drizzle with dressing.

Dressing Instructions:

  • To make the dressing, heat chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl for 20-25 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Add the balsamic vinegar, canola oil, honey, salt and pepper; whisk until smooth.
Made with
Sweet Butter

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