Red Lettuce, Asian Pear, and Mint Salad

This light and refreshing salad gets its delightful crunch from the Asian pear.

  • Servings: 12

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2007


  • 2 heads red-leaf lettuce, torn into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 Asian pear, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Champagne-Shallot Vinaigrette
  • Parsley Toasts, for serving


  1. Toss lettuce, Asian pear, mint, salt, pepper, and 6 tablespoons vinaigrette in a large bowl. Serve with toasts.