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Spinach-Pear Salad

Prep time 18 mins
Cook time 1 min
Yield 5 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 4 cups fresh spinach leaves, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free honey-Dijon dressing
  • 1 ripe pear, unpeeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 52
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 8.1 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 77 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place a heavy skillet over high heat until hot; add walnuts, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until toasted. Set aside.

  2. Combine spinach and dressing; toss well. Arrange spinach mixture evenly on 5 individual salad plates. Arrange pear slices evenly over spinach mixture; sprinkle salads evenly with blue cheese and walnuts.

Cooking Light Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Quick and Easy Cookbook