Super Easy Summer Chicken & Pear Salad

By on August 5, 2021

A quick to the table Pear Chicken salad. Perfect for those craving greens days.

 

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups Spring mix salad
  • 1 cup fresh baby Spinach
  • 1 medium pear, cored and sliced thin
  • 6 small mozzarella balls

 

Dressing Ingredients

  • ¼ cup store-bought balsamic dressing
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • a tablespoon of water if the dressing is too thick

 

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken breast and cook 7-8 minutes per side until medium golden brown and chicken is cooked all the way through. 
  • Remove from heat and allow the chicken to rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Meanwhile, combine all other salad ingredients in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • To make the dressing, place ingredients into a bowl or jar with a lid and blend until creamy. Gently place chicken slices over salad and drizzle with dressing.

Credit: www.usapeears.org; Theresa at a Love a Fare, https://www.aloveaffair.com