Pear Bistro Salad
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Check out this hearty chicken breast salad featuring fresh pears, blue cheese, and walnuts. Only 297 calories.
1 pound cooked, skinned chicken breast halves
8 cups assorted torn mixed salad greens
2 fresh pears, cored and sliced
2 tablespoons minced shallots or green onions
1/8 cup chopped walnuts
1/8 cup crumbled blue cheese or other cheese
3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Cut cooked chicken into strips. Line platter with greens; top with pears, chicken, shallots and walnuts. Top with cheese. Drizzle balsamic vinegar to taste over salad. Serve with crusty bread, if desired.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, potassium and fiber, and a good source of calcium and magnesium.
- Calories: 297
- Carbohydrates: 25g
- Total Fat: 10.3g
- Cholesterol: 73mg
- Saturated Fat: 2.8g
- Dietary Fiber: 5g
- % of Calories from Fat: 31%
- Sodium: 151 mg
- Protein: 28g
- Recipe Credit
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.