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Pomegranate and Avocado Winter Salad in a glass bowl with a hand pouring the balsamic vinaigrette on top
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Pomegranate & Avocado Winter Salad

A delicious gluten free salad made with spinach and baby kale, avocado, pomegranate arils, red onion and goat cheese, then topped with a simple balsamic vinaigrette.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Holiday Side Dish, Vegetarian Salad, Winter Dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 285kcal

Ingredients

Winter Salad

  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups baby kale
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced

Instructions

Make the Salad Dressing

  • Whisk all ingredients together and season with salt and pepper.

Assemble the Salad

  • De-seed the pomegranate and thinly slice the onion.
  • Add greens, pomegranate, goat cheese, red onion, and avocado to a large bowl.
  • Drizzle with vinaigrette, gently toss, and serve immediately.

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Notes

If you're preparing this in advance, wait until just before serving to cut the avocado and dress the salad. 

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 617mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4973IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 2mg