This fresh medley is a delightful alternative to the ordinary dinner salad. Use organic ingredients whenever available.
  • Salad greens are packed with vital nutrients and antioxidants.
  • One cup of mixed baby greens contains about eight calories.
  • Fresh fennel is nutrient rich and contains vitamin C and potassium.
  • Fennel has been used to relieve indigestion.
  • The skin of pears contains more phytonutrients than the flesh.

Marinated Greens Fennel and Pear Salad

Ingredients

Salad

  • 6 cups spring mix
  • 1 large fennel bulb, shredded; fronds chopped
  • 6-8 green onions, chopped
  • 1 large pear, chopped

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Servings:

6-8

Instructions

  1. In large bowl, combine the salad greens, shredded/chopped fennel and green onions.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients in a jar, cover and shake.
  3. Pour dressing over salad medley, thoroughly incorporate and allow to marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  4. Add chopped pear to medley.
  5. Enjoy as a side dish.

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