Pear and Cranberry Chopped Salad. Crisp pears and crunchy vegetables with sweet cranberries and tangy blue cheese make this colourful fall salad. A family favourite, perfect for potlucks. |www.flavourandsavour.com
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Asian Pear and Cranberry Chopped Salad

This colourful Asian Pear and Cranberry Chopped Salad is full of crisp pears, crunchy vegetables, sweet cranberries and tangy blue cheese. It's a family favourite, perfect for potlucks.
Course Salads
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 177kcal
Author Flavour & Savour

Ingredients

  • 1 head crisp lettuce like romaine or iceberg chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 winter pear or Asian pear, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice (to prevent browning)
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 long English cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Toss the chopped pear with lemon juice to prevent browning.
  • Put the pear, pepper, red onion cucumber, and cranberries in a bowl.
  • Toss with olive oil and vinegar.
  • Arrange chopped romaine lettuce on a serving platter or bowl.
  • Top with pear mixture and garnish with blue cheese and pumpkin seeds.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 995IU | Vitamin C: 42.7mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.7mg