Serious Salads: Baby Spinach Salad with Pears, Red Onions, Cranberries, and Toasted Hazelnuts

Serious Salads

When you want your vegetables to be more than just a side dish.


[Photo: Jennifer Segal]

Tender greens, juicy pears, crimson cranberries, and toasted hazelnuts make a festive salad to start all those special holiday meals. Be sure to soak the onions in cold water as directed—it takes away the unpleasant raw onion taste.

About the author: Jennifer Segal is the chef behind the popular food blog, Once Upon a Chef.

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