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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 97.0
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.8 mg
  • Sodium: 89.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad

Submitted by: SHELBSYD

Introduction

This is a simple salad, but the salad dressing is high in calories, So I didn't put it in the calculations, and I used whole foods 365 balsamic dressing. Less Calories and tastes yummy! This is a simple salad, but the salad dressing is high in calories, So I didn't put it in the calculations, and I used whole foods 365 balsamic dressing. Less Calories and tastes yummy!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 firm red or green pear
    1/2 packet of Truvia or Splenda
    .25 cup slivered almonds
    1 oz of feta cheese
    4 Cups of baby Green Spinach


    Salad Dressing:
    2 Tbsp. of apple cider vinegar
    2 Tbsp. dried cranberries
    1 Tbsp. honey or molasses
    1/2 Tbsp. of yellow mustard or Dijon
    1Tbsp.of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    In a blender or with a fork,
    combine remaining cranberries, vinegar, honey and mustard. Blend until smooth. Season with salt & pepper. With blender running, add 2Tbsp. of olive oil in a slow stead stream.


Directions

Preheat oven to 450

Place parchment paper or butter on a baking pan. Core pears and cut into 8 wedges: toss with sugar/truvia and place on baking sheet. bake 15 minutes until soft and browned on undersides. Transfer to a waxed cool paper.

Place almonds on an ungreased baking sheet and toast 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in half the cranberries.

In a bowl toss spinach, half almond mixture, vinaigrette to taste. Divide amongst bowls, top with pears and almond mixture. Serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHELBSYD.






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