Green salad with pears, walnuts, and dried cranberries on dark yellow plate.

Autumn Pear Salad

Green salad with pears, walnuts, and dried cranberries on dark yellow plate.

Autumn Pear Salad

A fresh kale salad with pears and apples in a light vinaigrette.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salads, Sides
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 266 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 tablespoons Champagne or French vinaigrette salad dressing, divided
  • 6 cups baby kale
  • 2 pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • cup Parmesan cheese, shaved, shredded, or grated

Instructions
 

  • Add 3 tablespoons of salad dressing to the bottom of a large bowl.
  • Add the remaining five ingredients and mix gently.
  • Drizzle remaining dressing on top and toss gently to lightly coat. Serve immediately.

Notes

Change it Up
  • Add ½ cup of toasted walnuts and thinly sliced radishes.
  • Replace the kale with baby spinach.
  • Swap the Parmesan for feta or crumbled blue cheese.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cupCalories: 266kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 3gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 229mgFiber: 2g
Keyword 15 Minutes or Less, Easy, Summer, Vegetarian
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