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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  • 1 lb 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.

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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