Pear and Avocado Salad

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100% would make this recipe again

A simple and easy to make salad, yet well presented.

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1 Boston lettuce 200 g
1 pears 150 g
1 avocados 170 g
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 45 mL
2 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed 1 lime
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 3 g
1 tsp maple syrup 5 mL
1/2 tsp salt [optional] 2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 pinch cayenne pepper [optional] 0.1 g
3 tbsp dried cranberries 24 g


  1. Rinse and spin-dry the lettuce, then arrange the leaves on a plate.
  2. Peel the pear, discard the core then cut into thin slices. Peel the avocado, remove the stone, then cut into thin slices. Arrange the pear and avocado slices on top of the lettuce leaves.
  3. Add the oil, lime juice, mustard, and syrup to a small bowl, then season with salt and pepper. Add a pinch of cayenne pepper. Whisk well using a fork until the vinaigrette is emulsified. Pour it over the salad.
  4. Add the cranberries and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (90 g)


% Daily Value




10 g

16 %

Saturated 1.4 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %


0 mg


10 mg

0 %


10 g

3 %


3 g

11 %


6 g

Net Carbs

7 g


1 g

Vitamin A

12 %

Vitamin C

9 %


2 %


4 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Folacin, Vitamin E
Source of  :
Fibre, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin A
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Free  :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits ½
Vegetables 0
Fats 2
Other Foods 0

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