This healthy fall salad recipe calls for a classic combination of sweet and sour - the sweet supplied by ripe pears, and the sour by pickles and vinaigrette. Jicama strips add a refreshing and delightful crunch to the mix.
2 ripe pears, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 medium jicama, peeled and sliced into thin strips
4 cups mixed baby salad greens
1/4 cup pickles, sliced
For Vinaigrette:1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar or lemon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Sea salt and pepper, to taste
Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl, drizzle with vinaigrette, then give it a good toss with your hands.
Serve immediately. The quantities listed in this recipe make approximately four portions.
Thanks to Dr Ben Kim for this yummy and healthy salad recipe!