Baby Kale Salad With Warm Maple-Pear Vinaigrette

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 0 min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Warm Maple-Pear Vinaigrette
  • 1/3 cup R.W. Knudsen Family® Spiced Pear Juice Blend
  • 1 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. pure dark amber maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 cup canola, sunflower or grapeseed oil
  • Baby Kale Salad
  • 1 (5 oz.) package mixed greens (baby kale, baby spinach and red and green chard)
  • 1 medium red onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 3 Anjou pears, cored and sliced lengthwise
  • 2 ounces chevre goat cheese with herbs, crumbled
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup caramelized pecans, chopped

Directions

  • Step 1

    COMBINE juice, vinegar, syrup, salt and pepper in small microwave-safe bowl. Whisk in oil gradually until well blended and slightly thickened.

  • Step 2

    DIVIDE greens evenly on salad plates. Top greens with onion, pears, cheese, cranberries and pecans.

  • Step 3

    MICROWAVE vinaigrette on HIGH 30 to 45 seconds or until warm. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad. Serve immediately.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 260
  • Calories from Fat140g
  • Total Fat 16g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 150mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 29g
  • Dietary Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 20g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet