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Spinach-Pear Salad with Hot and Sour Dressing

Yield 2 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 small ripe pear, cored and sliced lengthwise
  • 1 small tomato, cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 119
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 22.3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 197 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Chill thoroughly.

  2. Place 1 cup spinach on each of 2 salad plates. Arrange pear and tomato evenly over spinach. Sprinkle walnuts evenly over each salad.

  3. Shake vinegar mixture, and pour into a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated; spoon warm vinegar mixture over salads. Serve immediately.

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