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Salads

Greens and Pear with Maple-Mustard Dressing

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic or cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 medium red pear, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons chopped walnuts, toasted*

Directions

Whisk maple syrup, mustard, oil, vinegar, and pepper in small bowl until well blended.

Combine greens, pear, green onions, cherries, and walnuts in large serving bowl. Drizzle with dressing; gently toss to coat.

*Note: To toast walnuts, spread in single layer on baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 5 to 7 minutes or until fragrant, stirring occasionally.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1/4 of total recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 179, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 112 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Fat, 1 1/2 Fruit, 1 Vegetable.


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