Winter Pear Salad

Pears are at their peak of quality and flavor in the winter, so they’re ideal for beautiful and fresh fruity salads. We combined ours with a sweet and zesty lemon vinaigrette.

Serves: 8Prep: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon shallot, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup Kroger® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 ounces baby salad greens
  • 2 ripe firm pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola

Directions

  • In small bowl, whisk lemon peel and juice, sugar, shallot, mustard and salt with wire whisk. Whisk in oil; set aside.
  • In large shallow bowl, arrange salad greens. Toss with enough dressing to coat greens. Arrange remaining ingredients over the salad greens; drizzle with a little dressing.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon shallot, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup Kroger® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 ounces baby salad greens
  • 2 ripe firm pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola

Directions

  • In small bowl, whisk lemon peel and juice, sugar, shallot, mustard and salt with wire whisk. Whisk in oil; set aside.
  • In large shallow bowl, arrange salad greens. Toss with enough dressing to coat greens. Arrange remaining ingredients over the salad greens; drizzle with a little dressing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars19g
Protein4g