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Hoppin' Pear Salad

A fun recipe kids will love to make for the holidays, or any day of the week!
Kid friendly
Peeled pear on a lettuce bed with almonds, cottage cheese and raisins appearing like a bunny.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 Servings
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

2 cups shredded lettuce or spinach
4 pear halves, fresh or canned
½ cup cottage cheese
8 pieces sliced almonds
12 raisins

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Place about ½ cup shredded lettuce on each plate.
  3. Place one pear half on the lettuce, cut side faced down.
  4. On the narrower end of each pear, make a rabbit face: Poke two pieces of sliced almonds into the pear to make ears. Arrange two raisins for eyes and one for the nose.
  5. Place 2 Tablespoons of cottage cheese at the opposite end of each pear half to make a tail.

Notes

  • Optional: Add a miniature carrot or two for the bunnies to snack on.
  • Look in the bulk food section of the store to buy only the amount you need of raisins or sliced almonds. 

Comments

These are so fun! Kids definitely love them!

I just made a test run of these for my kids to get ready for Easter. They loved them!

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