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Pear & Walnut Salad

Pear & Walnut Salad

Pear & Walnut Salad

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 minutes




1 pear, core and stem removed, thinly sliced
2 cups rocket
2 cups baby spinach
1 avocado, thinly sliced
1 cup walnuts, halved
1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds

Dressing Ingredients

Juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon lemon zest
½ teaspoon dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup olive oil


To make the dressing, combine dressing ingredients until smooth. Put aside

Heat a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat and add the walnuts. Stir frequently for 5 minutes or until the walnuts have become crispy. Put aside to cool

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

If desired, add some grilled chicken to this salad