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Air Fryer Roasted Pear Salad

Fresh pears are finally coming into the markets, but they often aren't ripe enough to eat "as is." That makes roasting the pears for a salad a good option. Roasted, the pears soften and caramelize, making them creamy, sweet, and rich tasting. They pair--no pun intended--well with bitter greens or sweet greens like spinach or spring mix and salty blue cheese. You could roast the pears in the regular oven, but why? The pears cook more quickly and evenly in the air fryer, and you won't need to heat up the kitchen or waste the electricity involved in heating the oven for a few pears. Of course, if you have something else in the big oven, that's a different story.... Roasted pear salad is simple, elegant enough for