Healthy at Home: Salad Greens with Pears, Fennel and Walnuts

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This salad—featuring a nice variety of fruits, vegetables and healthy fats—pairs excellently with meals of all types. Plus, the combination of olive oil and balsamic vinegar make the perfect heart-healthy dressing choice.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 medium fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 2 medium pears, cored, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

Divide the salad greens onto 6 plates. Scatter the fennel and pear slices over the greens. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Source: mayoclinic.com


“Healthy at Home” is a series of healthy recipes curated by Morris Hospital Clinical Dietitian Liz Fischer.