Spinach and Pear Salad

Heartier salads are appreciated in winter. Here, radicchio and spinach showcase a pleasing combination of pears, walnuts and feta cheese.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

4
firm ripe pears
1/3
cup fresh lime juice
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/3
cup honey
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/8
teaspoon pepper
4
cups torn fresh spinach
3/4
cup torn radicchio
1/2
cup coarsely chopped walnuts
4
oz. (1 cup) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Core each pear and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges. Toss with 1 tablespoon of the lime juice to prevent browning.
  • 2 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, combine remaining lime juice, lime peel, honey, oil and pepper; shake well.
  • 3 Arrange spinach and radicchio on individual salad plates. Fan 4 pear wedges on each plate. Sprinkle with walnuts and cheese. Spoon dressing over salads.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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