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Crisp pancetta and juicy pears make this salad special enough to be holiday-worthy. Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes.

Ron Fonstad, Murrieta, CA
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: Leo Gong

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small frying pan over medium-high heat, cook pancetta, stirring often, until crisp, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel to drain.

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  • Discard all but 1/2 tbsp. fat from pan. Add shallot and stir over medium-high heat until soft, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in oil, vinegar, mustard, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Put spinach and sliced pear in a large bowl and gently toss with dressing. Arrange salad on plates. Crumble goat cheese on top and sprinkle with pancetta.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

236 calories; calories from fat 76%; protein 5.6g; fat 20g; saturated fat 6.6g; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 3.1g; sodium 289mg; cholesterol 15mg.
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