Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe
Pear and Spinach Salad
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
- 1 - 171 g package of fresh Spinach
- 2 Pears, unpeeled
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) diced red pepper
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) coarsely chopped walnuts
- 3-4 slices of bacon, well cooked and diced
- 60 ml (1/4 cup) vinaigrette (olive oil and balsamic vinegar)
- 5 ml (1 tsp.) orange zest
  1. Quarter the pears lengthwise, core them and rub with lemon to prevent them from darkening; 
  2. Slice each quarter thinly. 
  3. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, sliced pears, red pepper, walnuts and bacon. 
  4. Mix the zest into the prepared dressing and pour over the salad. 
  5. Toss well and serve with toasted bread as a first course. 
Photo: California Bartlett Pears
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