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Grilled Pear and Arugula Salad

Fresh green arugula piled with grilled pears and thinly sliced raddish on a white rectangular dish

This grilled pear and Arugula salad is a fresh, springy salad that zings your tastebuds and finishes with a sweet surprise. You can also grill up the pears by themselves as a fantastic side dish!

Fresh green arugula piled with grilled pears and thinly sliced raddish on a white rectangular dish

Grilled Pear and Arugula Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup shaved radish
  • 1/4 cup shaved English cucumber
  • 1/4 cup walnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large pears cored and quartered

Instructions

  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Add arugula, cilantro, radish, cucumber, walnut oil, vinegar, and salt to a large mixing bowl. Toss until well coated.
  • Spread olive oil mixture on all surfaces of the pears. Place the pears on the grill and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until grill marks appear. Gently flip the pears over and grill another 1 to 2 minutes, or again until grill marks appear. Remove from heat.
  • Arrange equal amounts of grilled pear between individual plates, add salad to the center of each plate and serve.
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