Sandra's Pomegranate Salad

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Oct. 03, 2012

This is a simple salad that celebrates the hearty flavors of fall!

Ingredients

Arugula 2 Bunch (200 gm) , torn
Pears 2 Large , halved, cored and cut into wedges (ripe)
Pomegranate 1 Large , seeded
Feta cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , crumbled (Optional)
Pecans 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , toasted, chopped
For dressing
Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Dijon mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon (or to taste)
For garnish
Bibb lettuce/Boston lettuce 1 Bunch (100 gm)

Directions

MAKING

1. In a large salad bowl, place arugula and pears, and set aside.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil and mustard, until well combined.

3. Drizzle just enough dressing over arugula and pears mixture to coat, season with salt and pepper and toss well.

4. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds on top, add cheese and pecans, if using and toss to mix.

SERVING

5. Serve immediately in a plate or salad bowl lined with Boston or bibb lettuce leaves.

TIPS

You can sprinkle shaved Parmesan over the salad if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 221Calories from Fat 119

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 417 mg17.38%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet