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Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

January 2, 2021
Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

Easy summer salads are found right here in the Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad, this is quick and simple to make.

Salads are a perfect way to boost intake of veggies and fibre and this tastes great with some roasted pumpkin and chickpeas, salmon cooked on the BBQ or some grilled/BBQ chicken strips.

The key to a good salad is ensuring there is a good balance of protein, carbohydrates and fats to keep you feeling fuller for longer and the Pear, Avocado & Walnut Salad has got you covered. Using extra virgin olive oil as the base of your salad dressing is also a great way to increase intake of heart-healthy fats known to reduce LDL cholesterol.

Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad
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Pear, Walnut & Avocado Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes


  • 120g baby spinach
  • 1/2 pear
  • 1 small handful walnuts
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 handful fresh basil

Salad Dressing

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Place baby spinach and basil into a salad bowl.
  • Using a cup, add balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil and stir thoroughly.
  • Add dressing to the salad leaves and mix in well.
  • Slice pear and avocado and add to the baby spinach.
  • In a frying pan, dry roast the walnuts until lightly browned and add to the salad mix.
  • Mix salad together well and serve.

Course Main Dish


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Amy Savage is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine and is available for corporate presentations via Zoom and in-person Sydney CBD. Email for further details. 

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  • Reply Gemma February 21, 2021 at 5:44 am

    5 stars
    This is now my go to salad, love how the pear sweetens up the flavours. Thanks for the inspo! Going to try your curry dishes next, they look delicious. 😋

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