Low Sodium Asian Pear Salad

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The sweetness and crispy texture of Asian pears makes them a unique addition to any salad. The addition of blue cheese and the crunch of the walnuts really balances this salad out.

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Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 297mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 41g14%
Dietary Fiber 14g57%
Sugars 14g
Protein 6g12%

Phosphorus 12.7%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time3 minsTotal Time13 mins

 4 Asian pears, peeled, cored & diced
 2 oz Stilton or blue cheese
 ½ cup Walnuts or pecans
 ¼ cup Sugar
 ½ cup Water
 ½ cup Pomegranate seeds

1

Dissolve sugar and water in nonstick frypan.

2

Heat until syrup forms.

3

Quickly stir in nuts.

4

Turn out onto parchment paper or aluminum foil and separate nuts while still hot.

5

Peal, slice and cube Asian pears.

6

Put on lettuce bed.

7

Scatter cheese, walnuts and pomegranates across the top.

Source: 

https://www.nwkidney.org/recipe/asian-pear-salad/

Ingredients

 4 Asian pears, peeled, cored & diced
 2 oz Stilton or blue cheese
 ½ cup Walnuts or pecans
 ¼ cup Sugar
 ½ cup Water
 ½ cup Pomegranate seeds

Directions

1

Dissolve sugar and water in nonstick frypan.

2

Heat until syrup forms.

3

Quickly stir in nuts.

4

Turn out onto parchment paper or aluminum foil and separate nuts while still hot.

5

Peal, slice and cube Asian pears.

6

Put on lettuce bed.

7

Scatter cheese, walnuts and pomegranates across the top.

Low Sodium Asian Pear Salad

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