Brighten Up the Winter Months with This Walnut Pear and Avocado Bowl

  • Apr 03,2024
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Now let’s dive into crafting this delicious Walnut, Pear and Avocado Bowl. These are the ingredients you will need:

Ingredients for the dressing

  • ¼ cup of lime juice
  • ¼ cup of loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of canola oil
  • ½ of a firm but ripe red Anjou pear, peeled and cubed
  • ¼ of a firm but ripe avocado
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Ingredients for the bowl

  • 3 cups of pre-cooked chilled quinoa (1 lb 4 oz.)
  • 2 cups of small torn pieces of curly kale
  • ½ cup of thin slivers of red onion
  • 1 large firm but ripe red Anjou pear, cored and sliced
  • 1 ¼ firm but ripe avocados, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • ¾ cup of very coarsely chopped California walnuts, toasted
  • Torn fresh cilantro leaves (garnish)


  1. Place all of the dressing ingredients (except for the pepper) in a small blender and blend until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Prepare the dish by putting the quinoa in a large bowl. Drizzle it with the dressing. Then, stir to cover the quinoa, and then stir in the pepper and kale.
  3. Place a slightly heaping ½ cup of quinoa mixture into six bowls.
  4. Top each with ⅙ of sliced pear, ⅙ of the diced avocado, 1 ½ tablespoons of red onion and 2 tablespoons of walnuts.
  5. Garnish with cilantro leaves.

Serve this delicious Walnut, Pear and Avocado Bowl for a quick and nutritious lunch or alongside your favorite winter dinner! For more inspiration on walnut-and-pear-centered meals, check out these additional recipes!