Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Arugula Salad With Pears, Gorgonzola, and Toasted Walnuts

4 servings


10 minutes

active time

15 minutes

total time


7 ounce Arugula Salad Mix

2 Pears (diced)

5 ounce Gorgonzola (crumbled)

¼ cup Walnuts (chopped)

1/4 cup roasted unsalted sesame seeds

¼ cup Dried Cranberries

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar

1 teaspoon Honey

½ teaspoon Dijon Mustard

½ teaspoon Kosher Salt

¼ teaspoon Black Pepper


Begin by toasting the walnuts in a skillet over medium heat for a couple minutes. Make sure to stir the walnuts frequently so they don't burn.

Prepare the salad dressing by whisking the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, Kosher salt, and ground black pepper together in a small bowl.

Add the arugula, pears, gorgonzola, walnuts, and cranberries to a large bowl.

Top with the prepared salad dressing and toss gently to combine (Add as much or as little salad dressing as you prefer).

Buon appetito.


Can substitute blue cheese for Gorgonzola

Used arugula and baby spinach mix


Serving Size



386 kcal

Total Fat

29 g

Saturated Fat

9 g

Unsaturated Fat

18 g

Trans Fat



27 mg


721 mg

Total Carbohydrate

25 g

Dietary Fiber

5 g

Total Sugars

17 g


10 g

4 servings


10 minutes

active time

15 minutes

total time
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