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Pear & Walnut Salad

Quick and Easy Summer Salad

4

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

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This crunchy pear and walnut salad makes a great addition to any entertaining spread, or can be enjoyed alone for a light meal.

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Easy,

Under 30 Minutes,

Salads,

Vegetarian,

Everyday,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Ingredients

Salad

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1 pear

core and stem removed, thinly sliced

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2 cups rocket

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2 cups baby spinach

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1 avocado

thinly sliced

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1/2 cup walnuts

halved

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1/3 cup cheese, feta, from cows' milk, traditional

crumbled

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1/3 cup pumpkin seeds

Dressing

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1/2 cup lemon juice

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1 tsp lemon zest

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1/2 tsp dijon mustard

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1/4 tsp salt

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1/4 cup olive oil

Method

To Make Salad

To Make Dressing

1

Heat a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat and add the walnuts.

2

Stir frequently for 5 minutes or until the walnuts have become crispy.

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3

Put aside to cool.

4

In a large bowl, combine the pear, rocket, spinach, avocado, feta, pumpkin seeds and walnuts.

5

Drizzle the dressing over and the salad.

6

If desired, add some grilled chicken to this salad.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (187g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2170 (518)kJ

Protein

14g

Total Fat

48g

Saturated Fat

8.3g

Carbs

6.4g

Sugars

5.8g

Sodium

292mg

Iron*

5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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