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Cranberry Pears
Chef:  Gwen Pease - Castleton, NY          Category:  Appetizers

1 (16 oz.) can whole cranberries
1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple
1 medium orange, pureed
1 medium lemon, pureed
1 cup carrots, chopped fine
1 large apple, chopped
1 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
8 pear halves, fresh or canned
8 lettuce leaves

Directions: Mix everything but pear halves and lettuce leaves in large bowl. Store in 2 quart covered container in refrigerator. To serve, arrange lettuce leaves on chilled plates. Place pear halve on lettuce. Fill with cranberry mixture. Serves 8.

Notes: Scrumptious combination of fruits, vegetables and nuts. Eye pleasing first meal course.