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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 cup: 348 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 203mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein .

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

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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MrsArnold32 66710
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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