Tangy goat cheese plays well against fruit, nuts, and the garden greens known as mesclun. This main-dish salad has them all, plus slices of juicy grilled chicken.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat about 9 minutes or until no longer pink, turning once.* Cut chicken breasts diagonally into thin slices.

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  • Meanwhile, for dressing, in a screw-top jar combine oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and garlic. Cover and shake well; set aside. Press toasted pecans onto one side of each cheese slice.

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  • Divide mesclun among 4 plates. Arrange chicken, pears, and cheese atop mesclun. Drizzle with dressing. Makes 4 servings.

Tips

If desired, grill chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink, turning once halfway through.

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