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POMEGRANATE, PEAR AND AVOCADO SALAD

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This pomegranate, pear and avocado salad is full of delicious fresh flavors. And it's perfect for the holidays!

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Ingredients

  • SALAD INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce, washed and roughly-chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 ripe pear, cored and diced
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 2/3 cup shelled pistachios
  • 2/3 cup crumbled goat cheese (or blue cheese, or feta cheese)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion (about half of a small red onion)
  • seeds from 1 pomegranate (here is a tutorial for how to open and de-seed a pomegranate)
  • citrus vinaigrette (see below)
  • CITRUS VINAIGRETTE INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/3 cup orange juice (freshly-squeezed, if possible)
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon honey, if needed to sweeten
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Details

Preparation

Step 1

DIRECTIONS:

TO MAKE THE SALAD:

Add all ingredients together in a large bowl and drizzle on the dressing. Toss until combined. Serve immediately.

(*Tip: To prevent the diced avocado from browning while sitting out, toss it beforehand in a few tablespoons of lime or lemon juice.)

TO MAKE THE VINAIGRETTE:

Whisk all ingredients together for 30 seconds until combined.

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