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Arugula, Pear and Parmesan Salad Recipe

Arugula, Pear and Parmesan Salad

Arugula, Pear and Parmesan Salad, For a sophisticated start to an elaborate meal, try this simple salad of honey-rich pears, fresh Parmesan, and aromatic leaves of arugula. Enjoy with a young Beaujolais or chilled Lambrusco wine.

SERVES 4

Arugula, Pear and Parmesan Salad Recipe

Arugula, Pear and Parmesan Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe pears, Williams or Packhams
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. hazelnut or walnut
  • 4 oz. arugula
  • 3 oz. Parmesan cheese
  • Black pepper
  • Open textured bread, to serve

Cooking Instructions:

  • 1 Peel and core the pears and slice thickly. Toss with lemon juice to keep the flesh white.
  • 2 Combine the nut oil with the pears. Add the arugula leaves and toss.
  • 3 Transfer the salad to small 4 plates and top with shavings of Parmesan cheese. Season with freshly ground black pepper and serve.

COOK’S TIP:

  • If you are unable to buy arugula easily, you can grow your own from early spring to late summer.

 

About Hanna Joy Curtis

I’m not a chef, I’m just a salad lover, a Filipino food lover. I started eating salads during my college years because I wanted something healthy and something easy to prepare. Here you can find my collection of the Best and Healthy Salad Recipes.

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  1. So easy and delicious with 2 of my favorite foods – pears and arugula. Thank you!

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