Rating: 3.5 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 1

This recipe is similar to a salad Hunt traditionally serves at her annual gathering, using locally grown Asian pears and Macoun apples. Asian pears and Granny Smith apples (a good substitute for Macouns) are available at supermarkets.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2007


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

12 servings (serving size: about 1 cup salad and 1 teaspoon cheese)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  • Combine salad greens, romaine lettuce, Asian pear, apple, and red onion in a large bowl. Drizzle with vinaigrette, and toss well to coat. Sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

48 calories; calories from fat 60%; fat 3.2g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 4.7g; fiber 1.4g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 40mg; calcium 19mg.