Chicken Pear Salad with Blue Cheese

  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: About 2 1/2 cups per serving
Save Recipe

Ingredients

6 cups torn salad greens or chopped romaine

1/2 cup reduced-calorie, fat-free or regular blue cheese salad dressing

1 1/4 cups cooked chicken strips

1 medium yellow or green bell pepper, thinly sliced

1 can (15 oz.) Del Monte® Lite Sliced Pears, drained

(Optional) 1 oz. crumbled blue cheese (about 1/4 cup total)

(Optional) coarsely ground black pepper

(Optional) chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. 1. Arrange equal amounts of the salad greens on each of 4 dinner plates.
  2. 2. Spoon equal amounts of the dressing evenly over all.
  3. 3. Top with the chicken, onions and pears. Sprinkle evenly with the blue cheese and black pepper, if desired.
  4. For additional flavor and texture: Add 1/2 cup dried cranberries or unsweetened cherries on top with 2 ounces thinly sliced red onion (about 1/2 cup).
  5. For a lighter version: Use reduced fat blue cheese and fat-free dressing.

Grilled Chicken with Spelt, Pear and Watercress Salad

Crispy Chicken Salad with Sugared Pecans, Pears and Blue Cheese

Watercress, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad

Blue-Cheese-Pear-Pecan Salad

Cobb Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Fresh Pear and Fig Mixed Green Salad

Butter Lettuce Salad with Gorgonzola and Pear Dressing