Winter Salad with Pear and Chicken

Winter Salad with Pear and Chicken

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My Winter Salad with Pear and Chicken is a delicious and satisfying meal that is perfect for the colder months. It features tender chicken (you could even use a store-bought rotisserie chicken!), sweet pear, colorful purple potatoes, nutritious kale, and crunchy nuts. The pear and ginger dressing adds a burst of flavor to the dish, making it taste even more irresistible. This salad is packed with a variety of flavors and textures, and it’s sure to become a new favorite in your household. Plus, we’ve got protein, healthy fat, a little fruit and tons of veggies. So, if you’re looking for a hearty and flavorful salad that is perfect for winter, give this recipe a try! X

Winter Salad with Pear and Chicken
Winter Salad with Pear and Chicken
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Ingredients for the salad:
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 purple potato cubed
  • 1 bundle of kale ribbed and chopped
  • 1 radicchio chopped
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 pear diced
  • 2 cups diced or shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
For the dressing:
  • 1/2 large pear
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp ginger juice
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp vinegar I used pomegranate but any light vinegar would be good— think apple cider vinegar would be delicious
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 large sage leaves


  1. Add 2 tbsp olive oil to warm skillet and add purple potatoes, sauté for about 10 minutes.
  2. Rib kale then chop into smaller pieces. Chop radicchio and onion and set aside.
  3. Add 2-3 tablespoons of water to purple potato skillet and cook until tender. Remove them from the skillet and set aside.
  4. Add 2 more tbsp of olive oil to the skillet. Add onion to skillet on medium low, until turns golden brown (about 4-5 minutes). Add raddichio and kale to skillet with onion, stir until everything wilts.
  5. In the meantime, dice pear, cooked chicken, and the nuts.
  6. Add salt to taste to the skillet and remove from pan once wilted.
  7. Combine dressing ingredients by adding all to a blender and pulsing until smooth.
  8. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and toss well. Serve.
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