Pear and Arugula Salad

Leslie Cairns

Pear and Arugula Salad

This salad makes a great appetizer or side dish.


  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 6 cups arugula (washed and trimmed of stems)
  • 1 pear (sliced)


  1. Combine all ingredients except oil, arugula and pear in blender.
  2. Slowly add oil to emulsify.
  3. Combine salad ingredients and toss with dressing.
Try serving it with garlic ricotta crostini.

Nutrient Analysis

Calories: 250 KCal

Protein: 0.8 g

Carbohydrates: 6 g

Fibre: 1.3 g

Total Fat: 26 g

Sodium: 19 mg

Phosphorus: 18 mg

Potassium: 127 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 6

Serving size: 1cup

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 vegetable

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