Arugula, which is actually a herb rather than a salad leaf, has recently become one of the most popular salad vegetables. Here is a classic way to serve arugula with other complementary flavors; the sweet crunch of the pear and the salty taste of the cheese are absolutely perfect with the peppery arugula and a final dash of lemon juice lifts the whole dish.
This salad is also delicious with sorrel used instead of arugula, and walnut oil instead of olive oil.
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