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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 49.2
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.6 mg
  • Sodium: 205.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Spinach-Pear Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Submitted by: CMCRISWELL

Introduction

Great for Imbolic, with the pears being a winter fruit and the spring baby spinach you have a great balance of both seasons. Great for Imbolic, with the pears being a winter fruit and the spring baby spinach you have a great balance of both seasons.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    2 Bosc pears, cored and thinly sliced
    1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
    3 tablespoons water
    2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    1 teaspoon sugar
    5 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
    1 1/2 teaspoons stone-ground mustard
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
    1/4 cup (1 ounce) shaved Parmesan -Reggiano cheese

Directions

Combine pear slices and spinach in a large bowl. Combine water and the next 6 ingredients (through pepper), stirring with a whisk. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad, and toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.

(serving size: 2/3 cup salad and about 1 teaspoon cheese)


Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CMCRISWELL.






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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is GREAT! and so easy to make. Add some chicken or turkey to it and you have great low cal. lunch or side salad with dinner. I also add fresh sliced strawberries. - 1/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added red onion and turkey bacon. Wish I had hard boiled eggs. They would be great. - 9/6/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great salad. I added some hard boiled egg and diced turkey bacon and had it as a meal. I will make this again!! - 4/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I had lettuce, and pears-so this was a great recipe. I liked the last comment about adding chicken, that was very good with it! - 3/27/09

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  • Love this combination - I cut back a little on the olive oil and added a few walnuts. Replaced the Parmesan with gorganzola. Yummm! - 11/30/10

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  • This was delicious. Will become a staple in this house!!! - 10/2/10

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  • YUM! Can't wait to make this for lunches for me! - 9/5/10

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  • This was delicious! I didn't realize until too late that I had run out of stone-ground mustard. I happened to have ground mustard seed so I used 1/2 t. of that instead. Would definitely make this again! - 8/29/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious. Cant wait to try this weekend. - 5/25/10

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