Arugula and Pear Salad With Maple Vinaigrette

Arugula and Pear Salad With Maple Vinaigrette
Sang An
Peppery arugula pairs well with tangy blue cheese and juicy pears.

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Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

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
1/2
cup
(3 ounces) blue cheese, crumbled

Directions

  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.
Sara Quessenberry
November 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 65 %
  • Calcium 185.47 mg
  • Carbohydrate 11.91 g
  • Cholesterol 15.95 mg
  • Fat 13.3 g
  • Fiber 1.96 g
  • Iron 0.88 mg
  • Protein 5.83 mg
  • Sat Fat 4.92 g
  • Sodium 410.06 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.