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Asian Pear and Arugula Salad

Crisp Asian pears, peppery arugula and crunchy pecans tossed with a honey and shallot vinaigrette

Author: angela@eatlivehappy
  • 2 cups sliced Asian pears
  • 4 cups organic baby arugula
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecan pieces
  • dried cranberries or cherries for garnish
For the dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon fresh shallot minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
n a large bowl, add sliced pears, toss with a little bit of fresh lemon juice to prevent browning. Add arugula and pecans to the bowl.
In a small bowl combine all dressing ingredients and whisk together to incorporate.
Pour dressing over pear/arugula mixture and toss to coat. transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with dried cranberries/cherries.