Rating: 4.5 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0

A loaf of whole-grain or sesame seed bread completes the dinner. Blue cheese balances the sweetness of the pears and raisins; choose a premium variety such as Maytag for more intensity.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2008

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle pork evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned.

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  • Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 3 tablespoons water, vinegar, and oil in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  • Combine pear, raisins, and spinach in a large bowl; toss well. Arrange 2 cups spinach mixture on each of 4 plates, and drizzle evenly with vinegar mixture. Top each serving with 3 pork slices and 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese.

Nutrition Facts

296 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 10.1g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 4.8g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 25.5g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fiber 4.5g; cholesterol 68mg; iron 2.8mg; sodium 471mg; calcium 117mg.
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