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Pomegranate Goat Cheese Candied Pecan Arugula Salad-2

Pomegranate Goat Cheese Candied Pecan Arugula Salad

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 7 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 17 mins
  • yield Yield: 4-6 1x
  • category Category: Salad
  • method Method: Mix
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

This arugula salad recipe is an easy work lunch or dinner idea that’s packed with amazing flavor. Topped with goat cheese, candied pecans and pomegranate seeds, then drizzled with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

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Ingredients

Candied Pecans:

  • 1 cup of pecans
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar

Arugula Salad:

  • 6 oz. of fresh arugula
  • 1/3 cup of pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cups of crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 bosc pear, diced

White Balsamic Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon of ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons of white balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dry oregano
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat a large non-stick skillet to medium high heat, add pecans and sugar. Stir on occasion.
  2. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until sugar is melted and crusted on pecans.
  3. Remove from heat and place candied pecans on plate to cool.
  4. In a small bowl, combine ground mustard, vinegar, olive oil, honey, dry oregano, salt & pepper. Whisk to combine.
  5. Add fresh arugula, pomegranate, crumbled goat cheese, pear, and candied pecans to a large bowl.
  6. Serve with White Balsamic Dressing.

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