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Green Salad with Pears and Pecans

Green Salad with Pears and Pecans

Green Salad with Pears and Pecans


Makes 4 servings


1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
3/4 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon finely minced onion
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Salt to taste
1 bag (10 ounces) mixed salad greens
2 ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced
1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 cup pecans, toasted
Pomegranate seeds (optional)


  1. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, oil, onion, pepper and salt in small bowl. Blend well and set aside.
  2. Arrange greens evenly on four plates. Place pear slices around edges of plates. Sprinkle cheese and pecans over greens. Drizzle dressing evenly over salads. Garnish with pomegranate seeds, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 4 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Saturated Fat 8 g
Total Fat 28 g
Calories from Fat 65 %
Calories 368
Protein 12 g
Sodium 207 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 5
Meat 1
Fruit 1
Starch 1/2

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