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Pear, Blue Cheese, and Walnut Salad with Smoked Turkey

Yield 4 servings
Pears rank high in fiber among fresh fruits, especially when left unpeeled.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups (2-inch) strips smoked turkey breast (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 large red Bartlett pears, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups gourmet salad greens
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 247
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 8.2 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • monofat 2.7 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 17.7 g
  • carbohydrate 26.1 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 55 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 764 mg
  • calcium 87 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir with a whisk. Add turkey, grapes, celery, and pears, tossing well to coat. Arrange 1 cup greens on each of 4 plates; divide grape mixture evenly over greens. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese and 1 1/2 teaspoons walnuts.