Fennel-Pear Salad with Grapes + Pecans via Marcia Selden

Marcia Selden Catering

We couldn’t be happier that spring is here! Savor the season with this light and yummy Fennel-Pear Salad. It's packed with flavor and just takes a few minutes to prepare. 

Fennel-Pear Salad Recipe


For the Salad

1 Fennel, cut in half, core cut out, and sliced paper thin ½ Pear, sliced thin

1 C Halved Green Grapes

1 C Sliced Celery, cut on a long bias

½ C Toasted Chopped Pecans

1 C Julienned Celery Root

2 T Fennel Fronds, plus extra for garnish

For the Vinaigrette:

1 T Dijon Mustard

4 T White Balsamic Vinegar

1 t Sugar

½ t Salt

½ t White Pepper

½ C Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 T Chopped Parsley


Toss all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl. 

For the vinaigrette, blend all ingredients aside from the parsley in a blender until emulsified. Then stir in the parsley. Drizzle the salad with the vinaigrette and serve.