Pear and Pomegranate Salad

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  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In12m
  • Servings2
  • Calories153
A fall and winter favorite--I am always eager for pomegranates to come in season so I can make this again. I make my own pomegranate juice by pressing the seeds against a metal sieve.

Pear and Pomegranate Salad Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pear and Pomegranate Salad for 2 servings:

  • 3 cups green leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn
  • 1 Bartlett or Anjou pear
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • ground black pepper to taste

Pear and Pomegranate Salad Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook2m
  • Ready In12m

To cook Pear and Pomegranate Salad, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pear and Pomegranate Salad is about 2 minutes , and you can serve your Pear and Pomegranate Salad within 12 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pear and Pomegranate Salad easily:

  1. 1 Divide the lettuce between two bowls. Halve and core the pear, then cut each half in slices. Divide the pear slices and pomegranate seeds among the two bowls and mix gently.
  2. 2 Combine the vegetable oil, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, mustard, honey, and pepper in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until the dressing thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Pour the warm dressing over the salads and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 153 calories; 7.1 grams of fat; 23.5 grams of carbohydrates; 1.6 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 88 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 10th 2011

    I love this recipe, it gets rave reviews every time I make it. It's easy and healthy!

  2. Sep 30th 2011

    When making fresh pomegranate juice, put the seeds in a clean garlic press and press down hard. It works so quickly!

  3. Feb 12th 2011

    Fantastic:)

  4. Jan 20th 2011

    Absolutely delightful salad. Will definately make again as everyone loved it. I don't usually change a recipe the first time i make it but as this is a winter salad, I thought I'd go with ...

  5. Dec 26th 2010

    We had this for Christmas dinner and it was wonderful! I think I'd add a few less pomagranate seeds next time but I'd definitely have it again.

  6. Dec 11th 2010

    Loved the dressing. Light and flavorful. I made this for Thanksgiving and added candied pecans. Everyone loved it.

  7. Nov 28th 2010

    This was nothing short of fabulous. It would be a great starter for a nice dinner so that the dressing remains warm. This is both easy and elegant.

  8. Nov 19th 2010

    Very tasty!!! The dressing is very balanced, sweet from the pomegrante and pears, sour from the lemon, and a little spice from the pepper. I bought a small bag of spring lettuce, and only ha ...

  9. Nov 2nd 2010

    I actually used an apple with this since my pears were not quite ripe. Other than that--delicious as is! Thanks for sharing this recipe!