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Spinach Pear Salad with Bacon and Tangy Vinaigrette

Spinach pear salad with dried cranberries and bacon is satisfying enough to serve on its own as a meal or as a side salad. 
Course Salad, Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword pear salad, spinach pear salad, spinach salad ideas, spinach salad recipe, thanksgiving salad recipes
Servings 4 people
Calories 205
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 10 ounce package fresh baby spinach
  • 1 Bartlett pear cored, halved, then thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado pitted, halved, then thinly sliced
  • 4 bacon slices cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup salted mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • In a smaller, separate bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.
  • Drizzle vinaigrette over salad.
  • Toss to combine before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 8.2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.8g | Cholesterol: 21.3mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 11.9g | Vitamin A: 5850IU | Vitamin C: 28.1mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 2.1mg