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Pear Salad with Creamy Vinaigrette

pear salad with creamy vinaigrette Side Dish
Pear Salad with Creamy Vinaigrette
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

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

Updated December 24, 2009

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

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, mix vinaigrette ingredients with wire whisk.
  • 2
    Divide salad ingredients among 4 salad plates. Drizzle with vinaigrette.

  • Serve this salad topped with shredded rotisserie chicken to make it a complete meal.
  • Make the vinaigrette a day ahead, and store it in the refrigerator until needed.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
25%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
6g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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