Pear and Pomegranate Salad

Pear and Pomegranate Salad Author: Canadian Living Credits: Pear and Pomegranate Salad

Pomegranate seeds add sweetness and crunch to this fresh composed appetizer.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pears
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 3 cups torn Boston leaf lettuce
  • 3 cups frisée lettuce
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate_seeds
Warm Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 2 teaspoons liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

Core pears and thinly slice; toss with lemon juice. Divide among 4 plates, arranging in overlapping circles. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Warm Vinaigrette: Meanwhile, in small saucepan, whisk together oil, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, mustard, honey, salt and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, whisking, until thickness of maple syrup, about 2 minutes. Drizzle about 1 tbsp (15 mL) over pears on each plate.

In large bowl, toss leaf and fris?lettuces with remaining vinaigrette to coat; mound attractively on pears. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 209 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 216.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 38.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 16.0
  • Vitamin C 30.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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Pear and Pomegranate Salad