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Pear and Greens Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Bursting with sweet pears, tart cranberries and crunchy pecans, this 15-minute salad is topped off with a tasty maple dressing.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

1/4
cup real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup canola or vegetable oil

Salad

1/3
cup pecan halves
8
cups torn mixed salad greens
3
medium pears, peeled, cut into wedges
1/3
cup sweetened dried cranberries

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Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, mix all vinaigrette ingredients except oil with wire whisk. Beat in oil until blended.
  • 2 Place pecans in 1-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave on High 2 minutes to 2 minutes 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until browned.
  • 3 Divide salad greens among 6 serving plates. Arrange pear wedges on greens; sprinkle with pecans and cranberries. Drizzle vinaigrette over salads.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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