Mixed Lettuce, Pear, and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Dressing

Mixed Lettuce, Pear, and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Dressing Recipe
Coral Von Zumwalt
If you can't find Meyer lemons, use regular lemon juice and add a pinch of sugar to approximate the flavor.

Yield:

8 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 100
Fat 5.6 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 2.4 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 10.2 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 141 mg
Calcium 67 mg

Ingredients

Dressing:
1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
4 teaspoons fresh Meyer lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salad:
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 firm ripe Bosc pears, cored and thinly sliced
6 cups mixed baby lettuces
1 head Boston or butter lettuce, torn (about 2 cups)
3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled goat cheese

Preparation

1. To prepare dressing, combine shallots and mustard in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in 1/4 cup orange juice and next 3 ingredients (through pepper). Gradually add oil, stirring constantly with a whisk.

2. To prepare salad, combine 2 tablespoons orange juice and pears, tossing to coat. Combine lettuces in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat. Arrange about 1 cup lettuce mixture on each of 8 salad plates. Top each serving with about 1/4 cup pear and 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese.

Note:

Sandra Simile,

Cooking Light

October 2010
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