Pear Walnut and Roquefort Cheese Salad – Weight Loss Recipe


(makes 6 servings)


Ingredients for vinaigrette: Nutrition Facts for Pear, Walnut and Roquefort Cheese Salad
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1/2 cup canned whole-berry cranberry sauce

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1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice

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1 tablespoon vegetable oil

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2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

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1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced

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1/4 teaspoon salt


Ingredients for salad:
small bullet 4 cups salad greens
small bullet 2 ripe pears, cored and sliced
small bullet 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed orange juice
small bullet 1 small red onion, sliced
small bullet 1/3 cup Roquefort cheese, crumbled
small bullet 2 tablespoons walnuts, coarsely chopped


1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients.
2. Arrange salad greens on six plates. Toss pear slices with the 2 tablespoons of orange juice then divide pears and onion slices among the salad plates on top of greens.
3. Top each serving evenly with crumbled Roquefort cheese and walnuts.
4. Drizzle each plate with vinaigrette to desired amount.


Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (159 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 146
Calories from fat 57
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 223 mg
Total Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 8%
Iron 4%

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