Pear Bistro Salad

Pear Bistro Salad

This lively combination of colors, flavors and textures works as a side dish or a light entrée.

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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Extra Time: 30 mins
(for pre-cooking chicken, if necessary)

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Ingredients

  • 0.45 kg cooked, skinned chicken breast halves
  • 8 cup assorted torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 fresh Bartlett pears, cored and sliced
  • 2 Tbsp minced shallots or green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese or other cheese
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Directions:

Cut chicken into strips. Line platter with greens; top with pears, cooked chicken, shallots and nuts. Top with cheese. Drizzle balsamic vinegar to taste over salad.

Variations:

Serve with crusty bread, if desired.

Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Thanks to USA Pears/Pear Bureau Northwest

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 354 cals
Kilojoules 1,482 kJ
Fat 12.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Sodium 216 mg
Carbohydrates 23.0 g
Fiber 4.0 g
Total Sugars 15.0 g
Protein 37.0 g
Calcium 142.0 mg
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