Apples, Pears and Rocket Salad

Apples, Pears and Rocket Salad

Salad making skills will get better with each one you create. This one is colorful and delicious as well as full of vitamins and nutritional benefits. Arugula is high in vitamin A and C as well as the minerals copper and iron. Apples are amazingly full of antioxidants and have as many nutritional benefits as it has varieties.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 pear
  • 8 ounces of arugula or 2 handfuls
  • 8 strawberries
  • ΒΌ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon, mustard
  • 2 tbsp cup olive oil

Directions:

  1. Slice up all the fruit removing the core. Place the fruit and the arugula in a bowl.
  2. To make the vinaigrette put the mustard minced shallot, garlic and vinegar in a blender with the strawberries. Turn the blender on high and drizzle the oil in slowly.
  3. Pour the strawberry vinaigrette over the greens and fruit, mixing until the desired amount is achieved.

TIP: Arugula is the serrated leaved salad green also known as rocket. High also in both vitamins A & C as well as being a good source of fiber.

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