• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Juicy roasted pears, baked cornbread croutons, crispy bacon, toasted sesame seeds & salad greens make a perfect side salad or main dish. ---------------------------------- Adapted from: REAL SIMPLE http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/hearty-greens-salad-bacon-roasted-pears-corn-bread-croutons

    Ingredients

    • For Harvest Pear Salad:
    • 6 slices bacon (black peppered bacon works great)
    • 3 ripe pears, halved lengthwise (I used red Starkrimson pears, but Bosc or Red Anjou are great choices, too.)
    • 2 cups corn bread, cut into 1” cubes
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 6 cups salad greens – such as: Romaine, Bibb, Loose-leaf, Iceberg lettuce, Escarole, Spinach, Arugula. Any combination works well.
    • Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
    • 1-2 tablespoons Honey Roasted Sunflower Seeds (Nuts)
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    • For Dijon Maple Vinaigrette:
    • Yields 1/4 cup
    • 4 teaspoons cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 4 teaspoons pure maple syrup
    • Kosher salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes, optional
    • 2 teaspoons canola oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 219 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.13%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.57%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.33%
    • Sodium: 288 mg 11.98%
    • Calcium: 40 mg 3.97%
    • Potassium: 231 mg 6.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.37%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.87%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 14.46%
    • Vitamin C 7.11%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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