Arugula Salad

Arugula Salad Recipe

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Shirley Makekau


This is the salad to accompany the Carmelized onion Tart I posted.


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  • 1 bunch
    baby arugula
  • ·
    vinaigrette salad dressing (recipe follows)
  • 1/3 c
    spiced nuts
  • 1
    fresh pear, sliced into 1/4 inch pieces
  • ·
    dried cranberries, to taste
  • ·
    good quality blue cheese, to taste, crumbled
  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • 3/4 c
    olive oil

How to Make Arugula Salad


  1. For the Vinaigrette:
    Combine the balsamic vinegar,brown sugar, lemon juice, dijon mustard,salt and olive oil in blender and blend for a few seconds until well blended.
  2. For the Arugula Salad:
    Toss arugula in just enough vinaigrette to moisten the leaves. Add spiced pecans, pears and cranberries.
  3. Place salad on each serving plate and set a wedge of tart over top. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese.

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