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


  • 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
  • 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.


  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 User ID: 6646823 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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