Arugula and Pear Salad

Serve with Sausage with Garlic Lentils and Roasted Tomato Bruschetta.


  • 1/2 cup walnut halves
  • 5-6 cups arugula, cleaned and dried
  • 1 Bosc or Anjou pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), (eyeball it)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces Gorgonzola (get a piece that will crumble easily for you) or blue cheese crumbles


Toast nuts in small pan over medium heat until fragrant. Cool.

Combine arugula and pear in a salad bowl, add nuts then dress the salad with lemon juice and EVOO, salt and pepper. Top salad with lots of blue cheese crumbles.

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