Pear Chicken Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 11, 2022
Classic pear salad gets an innovative makeover with chicken and maple vinaigrette. We like to serve it over crisp romaine for a refreshing experience. —Chrysa Duran, Cambridge, Minnesota
Pear Chicken Salad with Maple Vinaigrette Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups torn romaine
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 medium pear, sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • Dash salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine romaine, chicken, pear, cheese and cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, maple syrup and salt. Gradually whisk in oil until blended. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

2-1/2 cups: 420 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 365mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 5g fiber), 25g protein.

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