Pear and Walnut Rice Salad With Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
Succulent mouth-watering pear clears the palate for bursts of elegant blue cheese in this perfect (and quick) dinner salad.
- 3 cups cooked medium or long grain brown rice
- 1 large firm pear, such as Anjou or Bartlett, cored and diced
- 3 medium green onions, chopped
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted walnuts
- 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 1/3 cup prepared vinaigrette (garlic, herb or raspberry)
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- Combine all ingredients in medium bowl; toss to coat. Serve immediately over lettuce leaves and top with dried cranberries, if desired.
Calories from Fat 125 (47%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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