Tangy Pear Salad

Tangy Pear Salad

Who says salads are just for summer? Chopped walnuts provide a delightful crunch for this light, low-carb dish while a drizzle of seasoned rice vinegar adds a bit of kick to balance the sweet pear and savory blue cheese crumbles.
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Preparation time:
20 minutes


about 11 cups

Serving size:
2 cups

Combine lettuce, pears, blue cheese, and walnuts in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with rice vinegar and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 122 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 282 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.



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