About this recipe:A super-fruity salad, made by tossing together pears, salad greens, spinach, dried cherries, feta and sweet-spiced walnuts. Serve alongside the sweet-vanilla honey dressing.
4 tablespoons caster sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (411g) tin pears in light syrup, drained reserving syrup
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons fat free vanilla yoghurt
2 tablespoons honey
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pinch ground nutmeg
150g mixed salad greens
150g fresh spinach leaves
1 pear, peeled, cored and sliced
80g dried cherries
85g crumbled feta cheese
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:5min › Ready in:20min
Combine sugar, cinnamon and walnuts in a frying pan over medium heat. Mix together until sugar and cinnamon are melted and walnuts are evenly coated. Remove from heat. Spread walnuts on a large plate to cool.
In a liquidiser, combine the drained pears, 75ml of the reserved syrup from the tin, vinegar, yoghurt, honey, salt, pepper, vanilla extract and nutmeg; blend until smooth.
Assemble the salad by tossing together the mixed greens, spinach, pear slices, dried cherries, feta cheese and walnuts in a serving bowl. Serve with dressing on the side.