Pear Almond Salad - 3 Guiding Stars
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Keep a sharp eye for fresh pears in the fall for a sweet, creamy salad topping you’ll go back to time and again. Carrots and toasted almonds balance the soft pear with a good, crunchy snap.

Tip: Toast almonds in a dry skillet over medium heat until lightly gold and fragrant, stirring occasionally.


  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • ¼ cup sliced green onion
  • ½ carrot grated
  • ¼ cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 pear, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. almond slices, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Top the lettuce with green onion, grated carrot, tomato, and pear slices.
  2. Top with almonds, vinegar, and pepper to serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 195; Total Fat 3.5g (5% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (2% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 40mg (2% DV); Total Carbohydrate 41g (15% DV); Dietary Fiber 10.5g (37% DV); Total Sugars 24g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 4g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 8% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Vitamin K 140% DV; Vitamin A 80% DV; Folate 45% DV.
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