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Red Leaf Lettuce, Pear and Walnut Salad

Red Leaf Lettuce, Pear and Walnut Salad
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  • 3 tablespoons
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup
    canola oil
  • 4 teaspoons
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon
    poppy seeds
  • 10 cups
    rinsed and well-drained red leaf lettuce, coarsely chopped
  • 2/3 cup
    walnut pieces, or coarsely chopped, toasted
  • pears, peeled, cored, and cut into 3/4-inch pieces
    salt and pepper to taste, optional
  1. Add vinegar, apple juice, canola oil, dijon mustard, and honey to food processor or blender and pulse until well-combined. Stir in poppy seeds and add salt and pepper to taste, if desired. Reserve 1/4 cup of the dressing and set aside.
  2. Add red leaf lettuce and walnuts to large bowl, drizzle the remaining dressing over the top, and toss to coat well. Divide the lettuce among eight individual salad plates or bowls. Add pears to the large bowl and toss them with the reserved 1/4 cup dressing. Spoon pears evenly over the eight salads.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 8 servings
  • Calories187
  • Protein3.5 g
  • Carbohydrates16.5 g
    • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Fat12.5 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Sodium68 mg
  • Calories from Fat60%
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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