Caramelised Pear, Spinach and Pecan Salad

Caramelised Pear, Spinach and Pecan Salad

Caramelised Pear, Spinach and Pecan Salad

Great cholesterol lowering side dish recipe to accompany any meal.

  • Recipe serves: 4
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Cook Time 10 min


  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 20 g / tbsp Flora Pro.Activ Buttery or original
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 firm pear, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 cups trimmed spinach leaves
  • 40 g crumbed reduced-fat feta cheese


  1. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat and add the pecans. Stir until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. Add the Flora pro-activ and brown sugar in the pan and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Add the pear slices and cook, turning occasionally until golden brown and caramelised.
  3. Stir in the nutmeg and mix well.
  4. Place spinach leaves in a bowl. Place pears over the spinach, and toss to mix through.
  5. Serve sprinkled with feta and walnuts.
  6. TIP – Try replacing the pears with apples
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Energy (kcal) 150 kcal
Energy (kJ) 626 kJ
Protein (g) 4.1 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g) 12.8 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g) 9.3 g
Sugar (g) 7.9 g
Fibre (g) 3.5 g
Fat (g) 10.7 g
Saturated fat (g) 1.7 g
Unsaturated fat (g) 8.2 g
Monounsaturated fat (g) 5.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2.9 g
Trans fat (g) 0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg) 4 mg
Sodium (mg) 143 mg
Salt (g) 0.36 g
Vitamin A (IU) 2128 IU
Vitamin C (mg) 8.4 mg
Calcium (mg) 38 mg
Iron (mg) 1.04 mg
Potassium (mg) 235 mg