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Arugula Salad with Pumpkin Seed Flax Clusters

Arugula Salad with Pumpkin Seed Flax Clusters
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Serving Size: 10-12 servings


  • 10 cups arugula
  • 1 ripe pear, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled goat cheese

Granola Clusters:

Shallot Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper


  1. Granola Clusters: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line small baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. Toss together granola, pecans, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, cayenne and salt. Transfer to baking sheet; bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until granola and pecans are golden and caramelized. Let cool completely.
  3. Shallot Vinaigrette: Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, shallot, mustard, honey, salt and pepper.
  4. In large bowl, place arugula, pear and cranberries; toss with vinaigrette. Sprinkle with Granola Clusters and goat cheese.
  5. Serve immediately.

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