Spinach Salad with Pear Dressing

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This is a dinner party salad that is light, delicious and different. People are usually totally surprised to discover that the dressing is made mostly of pears. The herbs add a lot to the recipe, but be careful not to be too heavy handed with them, or they will overpower the other ingredients.

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  1. Place spinach or lettuce greens in a large salad bowl, or on individual plates.
  2. Distribute the apples, celery and scallions over the lettuce.
  3. Place the remaining ingredients, except the handful of cashews for garnish, in a blender or food processor.
  4. Pulse until smooth.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and sprinkle with extra cashews.