Cranberry Pear Salad

Number of Servings: 4 (221g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Cranberry Pear Salad

This light, simple salad is the perfect accompaniment to any meal or perfect as a simple, standalone meal. Serve with a side of crusty whole-grain bread. Don’t be afraid to swap in a different nut. If you can’t find hazelnuts, walnuts or pistachios would be equally tasty.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:

    • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
    • 1 tsp. whole grain mustard
    • 1 tsp. honey
    • ⅛ tsp. salt
    • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

    Salad:

    • 8 cups baby spinach
    • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
    • 2 pears, cored and sliced
    • ⅓ cup dried cranberries, juice-sweetened
    • ⅔ cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped

Directions

  1. Whisk dressing ingredients together thoroughly.
  2. Toss the spinach, onions and pears with dressing. Sprinkle with cranberries and hazelnuts.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 221g

Amount per serving
Calories 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.5g 33%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 155mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 20g
Includes 8g Added Sugars 16%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 675mg 15%
Vitamin A 282.7mcg 30%
Vitamin C 24.4mg 25%
Vitamin E 6.2mg 40%
Vitamin K 304.8mcg 250%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 147.1mcg 37%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 15.3mcg 50%
Chloride 66.7mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 107.8mg 8%
Iodine 4.7mcg 4%
Magnesium 88mg 20%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 1.2mcg 2%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 1.8mg 80%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.7mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Pears, Spinach, Hazelnuts, Onion, Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Fruit Juice Sweetened Dried Cranberries (cranberries, Apple Juice Concentrate, Sunflower Oil), Honey, Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Tumeric, Spices), Salt, Black Pepper.

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