Our Pear Chicken Salad with Maple Vinaigrette recipe was featured in Taste of Home's Simple and Delicious Magazine! Get the recipe here.
This is pretty cool – yours truly is in the latest edition of Taste of Home's Simple & Delicious magazine! The August/September issue of Simple & Delicious features a Late Summer Showcase filled with simple meals to capture the season's glow while still leaving plenty of time to get out and enjoy it. It's filled with 30 recipes, all of which can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
My recipe is a Pear Chicken Salad with Maple Vinaigrette. It's quick to prepare and I especially like the easy dressing made with balsamic vinegar and maple syrup. I highly recommend using REAL maple syrup to prepare it. You will taste the difference!
There are lots of other amazing recipes packed into the August/September issue, which just recently hit mailboxes and digital devices. (My cousin Lisa is the one in my family who first spotted it and sent me a message on Facebook.) Every issue is filled with great recipes and you can subscribe to upcoming issues of Simple & Delicious HERE.
You can print the recipe from the handy card below. Freshen up a classic pear and blue cheese salad with chicken breast and a drizzle of maple dressing. Romaine gives it a nice, hearty crunch.
- 3 cups torn romaine
- 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
- 1 medium pear, sliced
- 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
- 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
- 2 tsp. maple syrup
- dash of salt
- 2 Tbsp. olive oil
- In a bowl combine romaine, chicken, pear, blue cheese and cranberries.
- In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, maple syrup and salt.
- Gradually whisk in oil until blended.
- Drizzle over salad, toss.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 450Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 335mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 5gSugar: 31gProtein: 27g
Nutrition is calculated automatically and may not be accurate.