Pears are one of the few fruits that improve in flavor and texture after they're picked. The sweetness of the pear slices balances the tangy vinaigrette and sharp cheese in this colorful salad.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
6 mins
cook:
1 min
total:
7 mins
Yield:
6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup salad, 2 teaspoons goat cheese, and 1 1/2 teaspoons walnuts)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.

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  • Combine spinach and pear in a large bowl. Pour vinaigrette over spinach mixture; toss gently to combine. Arrange spinach mixture evenly on plates. Top evenly with goat cheese and walnuts.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 2g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 8.3g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 1mg; sodium 106mg; calories from fat 67%; fiber 2.2g; calcium 65mg.
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