Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Pear Bistro Salad

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

Author: USA Pears/Pear Bureau Northwest
Date: July 17, 2006

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 30 mins (for pre-cooking chicken, if necessary)


    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


    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.


    Serve with crusty bread, if desired.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:354 cals
Kilojoules:1,482 kJ
Fat:12.5 g
Carbohydrates:23.0 g
Protein:37.0 g
Cholesterol:93.0 mg
Sodium:216 mg
Saturated Fat:3.2 g
Fiber:4.0 g
Calcium:142.0 mg
Total Sugars:15.0 g

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