Spinach Salad With Pears, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese Recipe by Whole Foods Market

Spinach Salad with Pears, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese

Sep 19, 2013 | 1:28 pm

Spinach Salad With Pears, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese Recipe by Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

Take advantage of pears in season and try a new variety in this twist on a popular dish. A little sweet pear (or apple or dried fig) makes the dressing especially good.

Ingredients

  • 3 Anjou, Bosc, or Comice pears
  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup white-wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon German mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon honey
  • 3/4 Pounds spinach, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Cup walnuts, toasted
  • 4 Ounces goat cheese, crumbled

Nutritional Facts

Carbohydrate, by difference

49g

38%

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

2mg

3%

Vitamin K (phylloquinone)

2µg

2%

Fiber, total dietary

4g

16%

Spinach Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Spinach Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.

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