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Pear Walnut Salad

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons pear nectar
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 medium pear, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted

Heart Healthy Recipe Pair walnut salad

Directions

Arrange the lettuce on two salad plates. Top with pear, red onion, and walnuts. Drizzle with the vinaigrette. Makes 2 servings.

For vinaigrette:

In a small bowl, whisk together pear nectar, vinegar, oil, and pepper. Set aside.