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Arugula, Pear and Hazelnut Salad


Atkins Arugula, Pear and Hazelnut Salad
8.1g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: Minutes
Phase: Phase 3

7.7g

Protein

20.6g

Fat

4.9g

Fiber

252.2kcal

Calories

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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 Nuts
  • 2 serving Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette

DIRECTIONS

Use the Atkins recipe to make Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette for this recipe.  You will need 4 Tbsp.  This salad is delicious served with salmon.
  
  1. 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.  
  2. Make the Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette and toss 4 tablespoons with the arugula and Gorgonzola cheese.  Transfer to serving plates.  
  3. Arrange the pear slices in a fan on top and sprinkle with hazelnuts.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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