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Gluten-Free Pear and Apple Salads with Goat Cheese and Almonds

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

Beautiful and healthful, this salad is a composition of sweet, salty, savory and crunchy. A little splash of vanilla in the dressing adds surprising depth of flavor. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2
teaspoons honey
1
teaspoon olive oil
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
firm-ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced
1
apple, cored and thinly sliced
1
cup spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
1
tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted
1/2
oz chèvre (goat) cheese, crumbled

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, beat lemon juice, honey, oil, vanilla and pepper with whisk. Add pears, apple and spinach; toss to coat.
  • 2
    Divide mixture among 4 serving plates. Top with almonds and cheese.

Expert Tips

  • To toast almonds, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until almonds are light brown.
  • Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
16g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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