1 serving

Poached Pear and Prosciutto Salad

20 minPrep Time

20 minTotal Time

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  • Poached Pears
  • 2 cups cranberry juice
    1 vanilla bean, scrapped or 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    1 cinnamon stick
    2 bosc pears, carefully pealed
  • White balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 tbls white balsamic vinegar
    3 tbls extra virgin olive oil
    1/2 tsp dijon mustard
    1/8 tsp sea salt
    1/8 tsp black pepper
  • For Serving:
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
    1/2 cup dried figs, cut in half
    1/4 cup no-sugar added dried cranberries
    4 cups mixed greens
    8 thin slices of prosciutto


--- For the poached pears: ---
Place cranberry, juice, vanilla bean, cinnamon stick and pears into a small sauce pot.
Bring to a soft simmer and cook for 5 minutes, carefully rotate pears and cook for another 7-10 minutes.
Remove and carefully slice lengthwise.
--- For the White Balsamic Vinaigrette: ---
Place all ingredients in a small jar with a lid. Shake vigorously until well combined.
--- To Serve: ---
Sprinkle pecans, figs and cranberries on a bed of mixed greens. Top with prosciutto, sliced poached pears and a drizzle of white balsamic vinaigrette.

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