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Arugula (Rocket) Pear Salad Recipe

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Submitted by dreamhorse81

Makes 4 servings



a refreshing summer salad, pairing the tartness of arugula with the sweetness of pears (original recipe here: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/arugula-pear-salad-with-maple-vinaigrette-10000001132435/ - I just substituted the blue cheese for parmesan)

Recipe Ingredients for Arugula (Rocket) Pear Salad

1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 cups arugula leaves
1 pear, unpeeled, thinly sliced
2 ounces Parmesan, shaved

Recipe Directions for Arugula (Rocket) Pear Salad

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Whisking constantly, slowly add the oil; set aside.

  2. Arrange the arugula on individual plates and top with the pear and cheese. Drizzle with the vinaigrette.

  3. Tip: For a warm salad, heat the vinaigrette in a small saucepan over medium heat for 1 minute, and substitute spinach for the arugula.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 106.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
166
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
222mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
7.4g
Protein
6.7g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 23% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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