Dried Pear Arugula Salad

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 5, 2013

Recipe by Kristianne Hannemann of My San Francisco Kitchen

It can be challenging to think of ways to liven up a basic dish like salad. This recipe is simple yet sophisticated with its flavors: peppery arugula, sharp bleu cheese and sweet NatureBox Dried Pears. Serve it up at your next dinner party or make it for a relaxing night at home!




  • 1/2 cup NatureBox Dried Pears
  • 4 cups arugula, rinsed and trimmed
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup crumbled bleu cheese
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil


1. Add the dried pears to a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.

2. In a large mixing bowl, gently toss together the arugula, dried pear pieces, walnuts, and crumbled bleu cheese.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together the apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, sugar, salt and pepper, and olive oil until well-combined.

4. Pour the apple cider vinaigrette over the salad and toss together.

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Kristianne is the founder of My San Francisco Kitchen, where she shares everyday recipes that focus on cooking/baking from scratch.

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