Pear, Avocado and Walnut Salad

Updated: Mar 3, 2020

Crunchy walnuts, creamy avocado and sweet pear combine in a salad that's substantial enough to serve up as a quick and easy main meal that's packed with healthy fats and fibre. Don't skimp on the dressing - it's delicious!


Balsamic dressing 1/3 cup olive oil3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar

2 tsp Dijon mustard

2 spring onions, finely diced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Salad 200g mixed rocket, kale and spinach blend

1 large pear (approx. 200g), sliced thin

1 medium avocado (approx. 150g flesh), sliced

60g parmesan cheese, shaved

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Method Place the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard and shallot in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Place the rocket, kale, spinach, pear slices and avocado slices in a large bowl.

Drizzle with the dressing and gently toss to combine.

Sprinkle with parmesan and chopped walnuts and serve immediately.

Nutrition information per serve (serves 4) Kilojoules – 1891kj Protein – 8.8 grams Fat – 41.6 grams Saturated fat – 8 grams Carbohydrate – 8 grams Fibre – 5 grams

Recipe courtesy of: Amy's Mum Image credit: Soul Sister Health

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