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5 from 1 vote

Rocket Pear and Parmesan Salad

This Rocket Pear and Parmesan salad recipe is fresh, sweet, salty, and perfect for a spring or summers day. It pairs well with any dish!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: fresh, light, quick
Servings: 4
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Ayeh
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  • 100 g rocket leaves (also known as arugula)
  • 50 g parmigiano reggiano
  • 1 medium green pear
  • Handful of walnuts


  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt


  • Slice the pear into thin slices
  • Using a peeler, shave your parmigiano reggiano cheese into thin strips
  • Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar and salt in a small bowl and mix together
  • Add rocket to a salad bowl and pour over the dressing, give it a quick toss together to coat all of the rocket leaves
  • Add pear and parmesan to the salad and mix together
  • With your fingers, crumble over the walnuts and serve


  • It's best to make this salad right before its served. See important tips above


Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 1mg