Asian Pear and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese Recipe

Asian Pear and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese Recipe

How To Make Asian Pear and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

For a dish loaded with a great mix of flavors, whip up this arugula salad with sweet Asian pears, a tangy lemon dressing and a surprise pumpkin seed crunch.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tsphoney
  • ½tspthyme,chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 5ozbaby arugula
  • 3Asian pears
  • ½cuppumpkin seeds,salted, roasted
  • 3ozfresh goat cheese
  • sea salt


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice, honey, and chopped thyme. Season the salad dressing with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the arugula with the pear slices and pumpkin seeds. Add the dressing and toss well.

  3. Top with the crumbled goat cheese, sprinkle lightly with sea salt, and serve right away.


  • Calories: 145.24kcal
  • Fat: 10.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.71g
  • Fiber: 2.44g
  • Sugar: 6.49g
  • Protein: 4.14g
  • Cholesterol: 3.91mg
  • Sodium: 219.86mg
  • Calcium: 44.39mg
  • Potassium: 179.18mg
  • Iron: 1.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 42.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.90mg
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