Pear, Apple, and Blue Cheese Chicken Salad
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Serves: 4
 
A perfect salad for the fall season; crisp apples and pears, with creamy blue cheese crumbles, and a homemade apple cider vinaigrette.
Ingredients
Salad
  • 10 ounces greens of choice (romaine, butter lettuce, kale, etc)
  • 1-lb. chicken breast, grilled (leftover chicken or rotisserie will also work for this)
  • 2 medium pears, sliced thin
  • 2 medium apples, cubed
  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ cup walnut pieces
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Dressing
  • 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
Instructions
Salad
  1. Divide salad mix among four plates/storage containers. Layer each serving with 4-ounces chicken, pears, and apples. Toss with 2 tbs of apple cider vinaigrette (recipe to follow below). Top with blue cheese crumbles, and walnut pieces. If prepping for lunches, wait to toss in dressing until ready to eat.
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Dressing
  1. To a mason jar, or small bowl whisk together all ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to toss over salads.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 462 Fat: 25 Carbohydrates: 30 Fiber: 6 Protein: 35
Recipe by Casa de Crews at http://www.casadecrews.com/2017/09/pear-apple-blue-cheese-salad.html