Pear Salad with Creamy Vinaigrette

With fresh basil and a hint of apple cider, this quick mayonnaise dressing perfectly accents sweet pears on salad greens.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1
tablespoon mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
teaspoon finely chopped onion
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Salad

6
cups mixed baby greens
1
medium pear, thinly sliced
1/3
cup fontina cheese, diced
  • 1 In small bowl, mix vinaigrette ingredients with wire whisk.
  • 2 Divide salad ingredients among 4 salad plates. Drizzle with vinaigrette.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    280mg
    280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    90%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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