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Spinach Salad with Bosc Pears, Cranberries, Red Onion, and Toasted Hazelnuts

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This spinach salad speaks to all the wonderful autumnal flavors of the Pacific Northwest. The new crop of bronzed Bosc pears is piled high at the farmers’ market; the hazelnuts have been harvested, shelled, and bagged for sale; and the cranberries arrive from the Long Beach, Washington, coastal bogs. I buy sweetened dried cranberries from a local producer, but they are readily available at the grocery store (Ocean Spray is a good-quality packager), found alongside raisins and other dried fruits. This salad is a snap to assemble if you buy the packaged prewashed and trimmed baby spinach.

servings:Serves 8

Ingredients

Dressing
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 8 cups lightly packed fresh baby spinach leaves, stemmed if needed
  • 2 firm but ripe Bosc pears (do not peel), quartered lengthwise, cored, and cut into long, thin slices
  • 2/3 cup hazelnuts, toasted (see Cook’s Notes) and chopped
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nutrition information

per serving (8 servings)

  • 243.8 kcal Calories
  • 19.6 g Total Fat
  • 2.4 g Saturated Fat
  • 0.0 g Trans
  • 17.3 g Total Carbs
  • 3.8 g Dietary Fiber
  • 10.4 g Sugars
  • 2.8 g Protein
  • 332.5 mg Sodium
  • 52.3 mg Calcium
  • 46.1 mg Magnesium
  • 326.7 mg Potassium
  • 1.5 mg Iron
  • 0.5 mg Zinc
  • 2827.4 IU Vitamin A
  • 12.5 mg Vitamin C
  • 0.1 mg Thiamin (B1)
  • 0.1 mg Riboflavin (B2)
  • 0.5 mg Niacin (B3)
  • 0.1 mg Vitamin B6
  • 76.2 g Folic Acid (B9)
  • 4.1 mg Vitamin E
  • 156.8 g Vitamin K
  • 14.3 g Fatty Acids, Total Monounsaturated
  • 2.3 g Fatty Acids, Total Polyunsaturated

directions

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