Sautéed Pear Arugula and Feta Cheese Salad

Arugula Pear Salad

The pears give this salad a little sweet with the savory feta cheese and the slightly peppery zing of the arugula. Add a little grilled chicken breast to make this salad in to a meal and ENJOY as you lose weight, and live your healthy lifestyle. Serves 4- one cup serving, Equals: 1 Fat and ¼ fruit.


  • 4 cups arugula
  • ¼ small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 bosc pears, peeled, cored, cut into ½ inch thick slices
  • 1 Tablespoon fruit sweet
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh orange zest, minced or grated
  • ½ cup fat free feta cheese crumbled into small pieces
  • ¼ cup raw walnuts, chopped


  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablsepoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fruit sweet
  • Large pinch of salt
  • Black pepper


  1. Put arugula and red onion slices in a bowl
  2. Whisk dressing ingredients in a separate small bowl.
  3. Toss greens with dressing until lightly coated.
  4. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over a medium-high heat
  5. Add pear and fruit sweet
  6. Sauté stirring occasionally until pears are almost tender (about 5 minutes)
  7. Add orange zest and sauté until golden brown (about 2 minutes longer)
  8. Add warm pears, walnuts and goat cheese to greens.
  9. Toss well and serve.
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