Pear Chicken Salad Recipe
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Pear Chicken Salad Recipe

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This beautiful, flavorful salad from Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah is sprinkled with feta cheese, sweetened cranberries and walnuts for extra depth, pop, and crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1 medium ripe pear, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked chicken strips
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Nutritional Facts

2 cups equals 348 calories, 22 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 2-1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.

Directions

  1. On each of four salad plates, arrange the greens, pear, chicken, feta cheese, cranberries and nuts. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients; drizzle over salads. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pear Chicken Salad in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p41

Nutritional Facts

2 cups equals 348 calories, 22 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 2-1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.

This recipe pairs well with a light white wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2012

This recipes is wonderful! So easy to make and delicious. I take it for lunch at least 1 day a week.

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