Arugula and Pear Salad with Dijon Sherry Vinaigrette

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 18 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 2 to 3 servings
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1 medium bunch arugula, washed and stemmed

1 Bosc pear

1/4 cup sherry vinegar

2 heaping teaspoons whole grain Dijon mustard

1/3 cup olive oil

1 shallot, minced

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

3/4 cup walnuts halves, toasted


  1. Add the arugula leaves to a medium bowl. Core and slice the pear into 1/8-inch thick slices and add to arugula.
  2. In another small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, olive oil, and shallot. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss the arugula and pears with the dressing. Divide the salad between the plates and top with the toasted walnuts. Serve immediately.
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