Walnut Pear Salad

Number of Servings: 8 (113g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Walnut Pear Salad

A crisp and light salad that is perfect for a late summer afternoon lunch.

Tip: To toast walnuts, bake on a cookie sheet at 375ºF for 3-5 minutes, stirring once or twice.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:

    • 6 Tbsp. vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
    • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
    • 2 tsp. dijon mustard
    • ½ cup olive oil

    Salad:

    • 8 cups baby arugula
    • 2 pears, sliced
    • 4 Tbsp. walnut halves, toasted
    • 2 oz. Parmesan, shaved

Directions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients until well blended.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients.
  3. Just before serving, pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 113g

Amount per serving
Calories 205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.5g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 113.9mg 8%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 190mg 4%
Vitamin A 52.8mcg 6%
Vitamin C 7.7mg 8%
Vitamin E 2.2mg 15%
Vitamin K 41.1mcg 35%
Thiamin 0mg 2%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 6%
Niacin 0.7mg 4%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 4%
Folate 34.9mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 130.2mg 6%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 4%
Phosphorus 76.1mg 6%
Iodine 0.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 24.1mg 6%
Zinc 0.6mg 6%
Selenium 2.8mcg 6%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 10%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.3mcg 2%

* 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, Arugula, Olive Oil, Vinegar, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), Lemon Juice, Walnuts, Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seed, Mustard Flour, Vinegar, Salt, White Wine, Citric Acid, Turmeric, Spices).

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