Walnut, Pear and Goat Cheese Salad
Crunchy walnuts, creamy goat cheese and juicy pears combine to give this salad great flavor.
  • Makes: 4 servings of 3 cups
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Pears are rich in cholesterol-lowering fiber and epicatechin, an antioxidant combating the negative effects of aging.

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  2. Spread walnuts on a baking tray and bake until fragrant and lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Roughly chop nuts.
  3. Place oil, lemon juice and a pinch of salt and pepper in a jar with a lid. Close tightly and shake vigorously to combine.
  4. Place spinach, lettuce, arugula and pear slices in a mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over greens and toss. Divide among salad plates, sprinkle cheese and nuts on top before serving.

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