Atkins diet recipe argular, pear hazelnut salad with atkins maple djion dressing. Yum! CallMeSkinny.com #atkinsrecipe #atkinsdiet

Atkins Diet Recipe: Arugula, Pear and Hazelnut Salad

This Atkins Diet salad recipe made with nutrient-packed arugula greens providing substantial amounts of vitamins A, K and C, folate, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and several beneficial phytochemicals. It really is a super food.

Atkins diet recipe argular, pear hazelnut salad with atkins maple djion dressing. Yum! CallMeSkinny.com #atkinsrecipe #atkinsdiet

You will find that this Atkins diet salad  is especially delicious served with salmon.

Be sure to use this Atkins recipe to make Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette to top this salad.

INGREDIENTS

10 oz Arugula (Rocket)
1/2 cup, crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
1 pear, medium (approx 2-1/2 per lb) Pears
40 nuts Hazelnuts or Filberts
2 servings Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette

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DIRECTIONS

Toast hazelnuts in a dry skillet for about 15 minutes or toast on a sheet pan in an oven at 350°F (stir 2-3 times for both methods); allow to cool and gently rub off outer skin, coarsely chop, and set aside.

Or, if no time to roast, why not have some roasted, unsalted  hazelnuts on hand for a quick meal!

Then, make the Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette and toss 4 tablespoons with the arugula and Gorgonzola cheese. Transfer to serving plates.

Arrange the pear slices in a fan on top and sprinkle with hazelnuts.

4 Servings
8.1g net carbs per serving
252.2k Cal per serving

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Find more delicious recipes in the new Atkins: Eat Right Not Less Guidebook to Living a Low-Carb and Low-Sugar Lifestyle!

 


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