Spinach Pear Salad with Warm Vinaigrette


1 bag (16 ounce) fresh spinach leaves
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
1 can (16 ounce) pear slices, drained
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper, to taste


Toss the spinach, onion, blue cheese and pear slices in a large salad bowl.
Heat the oil and vinegar in a small saucepan over a medium heat until the
mixture is just steaming. Pour over the salad and toss until the spinach wilts slightly. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.

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Preparation Time: Approximately 15 minutes
Cook Time: Approximately 5 minutes
Servings: 6
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
79 calories; 1 g fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 200 mg sodium; 16 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 3 g protein.

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