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Pear, Dried Plum and Fennel Salad

Here's a salad that's brimming with good-for-you ingredients, yet tastes so satisfyingly indulgent that you can make a meal of it.

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Prep Time   10 Minutes Cook Time   0 Serves  4

Ingredients

 

1/4

cup fat-free ranch dressing

1 1/2

teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon

2

medium fennel bulbs (about 8 ounces)

2

medium Bosc pears

1

bunch watercress leaves (about 4 cups)

1

cup California dried plums, cut in half

1/2

cup chopped toasted walnuts


Directions

 

In large bowl, whisk together ranch dressing and tarragon. Cut fennel bulbs in half lengthwise, then cut across into 1/4-inch strips. Cut pears in half and core, then cut lengthwise into thin wedges. Gently toss fennel and pears in dressing until coated. Add watercress, dried plums and walnuts; toss gently until combined. Mound salad on 4 salad plates.


Nutrition Facts

Calories
303
Cholesterol
0mg
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
1g
Monounsaturated Fat
1g
Trans Fat
0g
Sodium
227mg
Carbohydrate
52g
Protein
5g
Fiber
8g
Potassium
826mg

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