Pear Arugula Salad with Lemon Dressing

pear arugula salad lemon dressing

This pear arugula salad is so delicious and healthy, I prepared it in just a few minutes too. I served it with my favorite homemade lemon dressing.  The combination of fresh flavors has that perfect amount of sweet and tanginess, without going overboard. I think this salad has summertime picnic written all over it, and also goes well with meats, such as a  steak.  When I eat steak I love to feel guilt free about it, so having a nice salad like this one helps in that department. Hope you’ll enjoy this Pear Arugula Salad with Homemade Lemon Dressing recipe.

pear arugula salad lemon dressing

 

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Lemon Dressing


Servings: 10
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar (use more or less according to your liking)
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, black pepper, dijon mustard and agave nectar until well blended. 

  2. Serve immediately or store in an airtight jar. Refrigerate for up to 2 days.

 

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Pear Arugula Salad


Servings: 2 people
Ingredients
  • 3 cups fresh arugula leaves , washed and drained
  • 1/3 cup candied walnuts , break into smaller pieces (use more or less according to your liking)
  • 1 whole green Bartlett or Anjou pear (use more or less according to your liking)
  • 3-4 tablespoons homemade lemon dressing (use more or less according to your liking)
Instructions
  1. In a salad bowl or salad serving plate, arrange all the ingredients in layers. Serve with fresh homemade lemon dressing.

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16 Comments

  • Reply kage2015 May 13, 2017 at 10:43 am

    Arugula is a great type of lettuce to use and you can make it as simple or choked full of other great stuff. I love to add walnuts as well.

  • Reply brandyellen May 14, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    This really sounds like a light type of salad to eat up mid day for a little boost. I will try to make it, never had arugula before!

  • Reply Anosa May 14, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    What a lovely lemon dressing, I like my Greek salad dressing to be a lemon one so will definitely give this a try

  • Reply Katie Kinsley May 14, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Pears are a nice addition to any salad! I’ve been eating them with my greek yogurt for snacks lately.

  • Reply Leigh Anne May 14, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    This sounds like a great salad for the summer. It seems light and refreshing and not heavy at all.

  • Reply Maurene Cabrera May 14, 2017 at 6:39 pm

    This recipe is something that the family will love. I should bookmark and prepare this this weekend.

  • Reply Yes Missy May 14, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    This recipe sounds so tasty! I love arugula and I can imagine pear would be great with it!

  • Reply toastycritic May 14, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    It does look like quite a yummy salad here. The pear and the nuts with the arugula look amazing. The lemon dressing sounds good with it as well.

  • Reply Debra Hawkins May 14, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    Oh my word! It is s many of my favorite things in one salad! I love that you did the pears and the nuts, it is the perfect touch!

  • Reply Cathy Mini May 14, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Mmmm, my hubby makes us salad that is very similar to this! It’s my favorite in the spring–so fresh and delicious!

  • Reply Rebecca Swenor May 15, 2017 at 2:06 am

    Pear Arugula Salad with Lemon dressing is something I would love to try. Salads are something my family loves to eat at lunch and dinner so having new recipes is a great thing for us. Thanks for sharing the recipes.

  • Reply Marielle Altenor May 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    That pear salad screams “Spring” to me. Very light with the lemon dressing. I would serve it with fish or just eat it alone. Yum!

  • Reply Chrishelle Ebner (@FantasticMrsMom) May 15, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    I need to make a pear salad. During the summer we try not to heat up the kitchen for dinner. This would definitely be a dinner my family would enjoy. The vinaigrette sounds delicious.

  • Reply Garf May 15, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    I need to eat more healthy foods like this. I have yet to try pear salad but I prefer to eat pears straight up :-D.

  • Reply Jaime Nicole May 15, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    Wow, this sounds really great! I love the idea of the sweetness of the pear combined with the little spice of the arugula!

  • Reply Diana Ajih May 16, 2017 at 12:05 am

    Oh yum! A new salad to try! I find myself eating more salads this year and your recipe looks amazing.

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