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Asian Pear, Celery, and Arugula Salad

Asian pears are more similar to apples than to other pears. Their crisp, juicy flesh makes a sweet and surprising addition to any salad, but pairs especially well with celery and arugula.

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  • Servings: 4
Asian Pear, Celery, and Arugula Salad

Photography: Joseph De Leo

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2010


  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons champagne vinegar
  • 2 medium stalks celery, thinly sliced on the bias
  • 2 cups baby or wild arugula
  • 1 large Asian pear or apple, sliced
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Whisk together oil and vinegar in a large bowl. Add celery, arugula, and pear; season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.


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