Pear-Goat Cheese Salad

Looking for a new salad idea? Try this easy pear and goat cheese salad topped with toasted almonds and your favorite raspberry vinaigrette dressing.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 126
Fat 8 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 171 mg
Calcium 70 mg

Ingredients

4 cups (4 ounces) packed mesclun greens or mixed salad greens
1 ripe but firm peeled Bartlett or Comice pear, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled goat cheese
1/4 cup low-fat raspberry vinaigrette (such as Newman's Own)
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Preparation

1. In a large bowl, combine greens, pear, goat cheese, and vinaigrette. Toss well, and transfer to serving plates; top with almonds.

Note:

Karen Levin,

December 2005