Arugula & Pear Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

A tasty spring salad uses sweet pears and rich maple with spicy arugula. It is simple and comes together quickly for a weeknight salad or tasty lunch.

Arugula & Pear Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 cups arugula leaves
1 pear, unpeeled, thinly sliced
1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled

In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Whisking constantly, slowly add the oil; set aside. Arrange the arugula on individual plates and top with the pear and cheese. Drizzle with the vinaigrette.

Courtesy of realsimple.com.

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