Dec. 21, 2022

Red Pear Arugula Salad

Yield: 6 servings

Skill level: Easy

Pears are one of the best fruits to enjoy all winter long! We especially enjoy red pears due to their versatility in recipes and unique and beautiful colors for holiday gatherings. This salad is bursting with flavor from honey-roasted pistachios, pomegranate arils, red onion, and a delicious homemade dressing.



  • 6 cups arugula
  • 3 Red Anjou pears
  • Pearls from 1 pomegranate
  • ½ of a red onion, sliced
  • 8 ounces fetta
  • ½ cup honey-roasted pistachios


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash the arugula and pears
  2. Thinly slice the pears
  3. Make the dressing by mixing all the ingredients in a small jar.
  4. Assemble the salad by adding the arugula first
  5. Then layer the pears, red onion, pomegranate pearls
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently.
  7. Finish with feta if desired.

Recipe created by Azure Farm for Superfresh Growers

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