Arugula, Pear and Cranberry Salad

arugula, pear, and cranberry saladFarmer Monte, the head of our CSA, always includes a recipe with each box. This week, he suggested a salad of arugula and pears. I also found this recipe on the kitchn (yes that’s how they spell it) for a wilted version of the same combination. I’m not a fan of blue cheese, so I decided to go for one of my favorite combinations-feta and dried cranberries. This turned out great! It was a nice salad to accompany an Italian meal.

Arugula, Pear and Cranberry Salad
Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 pear, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet. Add arugula and saute until it just begins to wilt. Remove from heat.
  2. Divide arugula between two plates. Top each with half of the pear slices, feta, and cranberries. Shake a little balsamic vinegar over each plate.

This would be great on Thanksgiving!

Happy eating!

Ruth

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