Arugula Salad with Pear and Walnuts Recipe

Arugula Salad with Pear and Walnuts Recipe

A light, tangy and nutrient packed side salad 

Arugula Salad with Pear and Walnuts Recipe

 This is a delicious side salad that goes well with any dish. It is light and tangy in flavour but packed with nutrients and different textures that will leave your taste buds wanting more. 

Makes 6 servings  

What You Need 

Arugula Salad with Pear and Walnuts Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 cups arugula  
  • 1/2 cup walnuts 
  • 1 pear, diced  
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese, goat cheese or feta 
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds  
  • 1 small cucumber, diced  

Vinaigrette – makes 3/4 cup  

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp vinegar of choice (balsamic, red wine, white wine, apple cider)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, or 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste.  

How to Make the Arugula Salad with Pear and Walnuts Recipe

  1. Prepare all salad ingredients by washing, cutting and putting them into a bowl.  
  2. In a jar or bowl add all vinaigrette ingredients, whisk until combined.
  3. Toss salad with vinaigrette, serve and enjoy.

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Nutrients per serving (Includes dressing):

346 Calories 
14 g Carbohydrates 
6.9 g Protein 
31 g Fat 
2.8 g Fibre   

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