Pear, Date, Pomegranate, and Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
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This salad is a delightful mix of fresh and dry fruits, creamy goat cheese, and tangy pomegranate vinaigrette. It makes a nice light supper as well as a superb - not to mention beautiful - side.
Recipe Type: Side
Yield: 6 side servings
For the Salad:
  • 9 ounces mixed greens
  • 1 pear, sliced
  • ½ cup pitted and sliced Medjool dates
  • ¼ cups pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cups coarsely chopped walnuts
  • ½cups dried cranberries
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
For the Pomegranate Vinaigrette:
  • ½ cup pomegranate juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon date honey (substitute regular honey)
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
For the Salad:
  1. Put all the ingredients in a salad bowl.
  2. Toss with pomegranate vinaigrette (recipe below) or serve on the side.
For the Pomegranate Vinaigrette:
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor, or vigorously whisk together by hand.
  2. Taste and adjust as necessary.
Gluten free, Kosher dairy, Vegetarian Note: to make vegan or parve, simply omit the goat cheese.
Recipe by Katherine Martinelli at