Tested till perfect Arugula, Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

Arugula, Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: July 2010

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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 12 minutes
  • Portion size 4 to 6

Ingredients

    6 cups (1.5 L) baby arugula
    4 cups (1 L) torn packed Boston lettuce
    Basic Berry Vinaigrette
    4 oz (125 g) crumbled blue cheese
    1 pear, cored and thinly sliced
    1 rib celery, thinly sliced
    Candied Pecans:
    1 egg white
    1/4 cup (60 mL) packed brown sugar
    Pinch each salt and cinnamon
    1/2 cup (125 mL) pecan halves
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Preparation

Candied Pecans: In small bowl, beat egg white until frothy; whisk in brown sugar, salt and cinnamon. Stir in pecans. Spread on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake in 325ºF (160ºC) oven until crisp and golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack; break into pieces.

In large bowl, toss together arugula, Boston lettuce and vinaigrette. Sprinkle with blue cheese, pear, celery and pecans; toss to combine.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 264 pro 8g total fat 19g sat. fat 5g
carb 19g fibre 3g chol 14mg sodium 300mg
potassium 484mg

% RDI:

calcium 20 iron 11 vit A 22 vit C 23
folate 43
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