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PointsPlus Baby Greens with Pears, Nuts, and Parmesan Recipe

Baby Greens with Pears, Nuts, and Parmesan

Juicy firm-ripe pears meet the satisfying crunch and sweetness of honey-roasted nuts in this quick and simple salad of baby greens.

Ready in
15 m
6
Servings
227
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned whole-berry or jellied cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups mixed baby greens
  • 3 medium-sized firm-ripe pears, cored and sliced thinly
  • 6 tablespoons sweet honey-roasted almonds, walnuts, or pecans
  • 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, shaved thinly

Directions

In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the cranberry sauce, vinegar, water, oil, and mustard. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place the greens in a large serving bowl. Add the dressing, pears, and nuts; toss to mix and coat. Scatter the Parmesan on top and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving227
Total Fat11g16%
Sugar18gN/A
Saturated3g16%
Cholesterol10mg3%
Protein8g16%
Carbs28g9%
Vitamin A209µg23%
Vitamin B120.2µg2.8%
Vitamin C9mg15%
Vitamin E0.8mg3.9%
Vitamin K68µg85%
Calcium222mg22%
Fiber5g21%
Folate (food)29µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)29µg7%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium43mg11%
Monounsaturated6gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.7mg3.3%
Phosphorus163mg23%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium282mg8%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg11.9%
Sodium468mg19%
Zinc0.8mg5.5%