pomegranate and pear fall salad

fall salad recipe_jsorelle

The colors and flavors of this salad remind me of fall…and it’s so yummy and healthy, you will probably want it year-round.

Fall Pomegranate and Pear Salad
recipe adapted from Dr. Oz


  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3-4 oz. fresh crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1-2 pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups kale, stems removed
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 romaine heart torn into pieces
  • 1 avocado, cut into small pieces {optional}

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/2-3/4 small shallot, minced
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoons sea salt and pepper, or salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 6 tablespoons Olive Oil


  • Add shallot, apple cider vinegar, yellow mustard, garlic, honey and salt and pepper in a small bowl, then whisk in Olive Oil.
  • Prepare salad with lettuce and toppings, then add dressing.
  • You may only need half the dressing for the salad. You can store the remainder of the dressing in the refrigerator for up to one week.

pear and pomegranate fall salad

{images via j. sorelle}