This pear salad recipe is mixed greens with fresh sliced pears, pomegranate seeds, blue cheese and candied pecans, all tossed in a homemade balsamic dressing. A fresh and colorful salad option that pairs perfectly with chicken, fish and pork.
Calories 320 kcal
For the salad 6 cups mixed spring greens 1 pound pears firm but ripe, thinly sliced 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds can substitute dried cranberries 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbled 1/2 cup candied pecans chopped For the dressing 1/2 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard salt and pepper to taste
Place the mixed greens, pears, pomegranate seeds, blue cheese and pecans in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until smooth. Drizzle the dressing over the pear mixture, gently toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Calories: 320 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 11 mg | Sodium: 252 mg | Potassium: 582 mg | Fiber: 6 g | Sugar: 13 g | Vitamin A: 139 IU | Vitamin C: 9 mg | Calcium: 92 mg | Iron: 2 mg