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Pear salad - Dr. Axe

Pear Salad Recipe with Sautéed Spinach


  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Pears are a high-fiber food that keep you feeling full, reduce inflammation and are packed with antioxidants. Try this pear salad recipe.


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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons raw almond butter
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch of salt and white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 section shallot, minced
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach
  • 2 ripe pears, seeded and thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 3 Cherry Belle or Easter Egg radishes, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 avocado, diced

Instructions

Dressing:

  1. Place the balsamic vinegar and almond butter in a blender and puree.
  2. Turn the blender up to a medium setting and pour in the olive oil in a thin stream. Blend until emulsified.
  3. Transfer the dressing to a serving container or jar and mix in the tarragon and shallot.
  4. Dressing is ready to be used or may be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Salad:

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the spinach.
  2. Saute for 3–5 minutes, stirring often so that the spinach wilts evenly.
  3. Divide the spinach onto two plates and top with the pears, radishes, almonds and avocado. Drizzle with tarragon dressing.

Notes

  • If don’t enjoy almonds, you can use any nut of your choosing.
  • You can also enjoy this pear salad with balsamic vinaigrette or another homemade dressing of your choosing.
  • Nutrition info does not include dressing, but dressing
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: By hand
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 606
  • Sugar: 22.7g
  • Sodium: 123mg
  • Fat: 44.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.7g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 37.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.1g
  • Fiber: 19.7g
  • Protein: 12.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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