Paleo’s Choice: Sweet and Peppery Pear Salad

By November 18, 2010Uncategorized

1 bunch spinach, washed, dried, stems removed

1/2 cup walnuts, roasted (optional)

1/3 pound piece manchego cheese, shaved

1/3 cup dried cranberries

3 ripe Comice pears, peeled, cored and sliced

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon honey, optional

Salt & Pepper

Prepare dressing: whisk oil, balsamic and honey in a small bowl or shake vigorously in a jar; add salt and pepper to taste. Place spinach in a salad bowl. Shave pieces of cheese on top of greens using vegetable peeler. Add walnuts and cranberries. Add pear slices to salad. Generously drizzle balsamic dressing on top.  Serve and enjoy. Adapted from


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