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May 31, 2014

Plum Arugula and Walnut Salad

Plum Arugula and Walnut Salad ~ Delicious combination of sweet Plums, Arugula and crunchy Walnuts #Salad #PlumSalad

I am still on the Arugula rush and seem to find endless ways on how to use this delicious herb in different dishes. I bought some seedlings as I have been planning to plant my own little herb garden for some time now and Arugula was the very first pot I grabbed.

This Plum Arugula and Walnut Salad is especially divine with the sweet Maple dressing. Our local Woolworths had the most delicious, sweet Plums in stock the other day and I just had to grab a punnet for this salad.

Plum Arugula and Walnut Salad ~ Delicious combination of sweet Plums, Arugula and crunchy Walnuts #Salad #PlumSalad

Well, actually I did not know what I will be using the Plums for at the time, but then thought it might pair up nicely with the nutty taste of Arugula on the way home. And oh my, it did just that ! Juicy, crunchy ... marvelous.

Plum Arugula and Walnut Salad ~ Delicious combination of sweet Plums, Arugula and crunchy Walnuts #Salad #PlumSalad

Add a few other ingredients, and this is one tasty salad to serve with just about anything - seafood, BBQ, baked dishes,,, name it, and this salad will go with it ! And, it only takes a couple of minutes to throw together.

PLUM ARUGULA AND WALNUT SALAD

6 - 8 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

4 cups Arugula
3 Large Plums, cut into segments
1/4 cup Goats Cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup Walnuts, roughly chopped
3 TB Light Olive Oil
1 TB Maple Syrup
Dash Salt
Black Pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Layer the Arugula, Plums, Cheese and Walnuts in a salad bowl.
2.) Combine the Olive Oil and Maple Syrup - drizzle over the salad.
3.) Season to taste with Salt and Black Pepper.
4.) Keep chilled until ready to serve.

Plum Arugula and Walnut Salad ~ Delicious combination of sweet Plums, Arugula and crunchy Walnuts #Salad #PlumSalad
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10 comments:

  1. This sounds so amazing, thanks for sharing.
    Kallie - But First, Coffee

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  2. I love fruit in salad, Linda, but I've never thought to include plums. This looks so delicious and I'm smacking my lips as I read your list of ingredients! Thanks for a great warm weather recipe.

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  3. Found this beauty via the Merry Monday Linky Party - looks wonderful and I can't wait to try!

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  4. Looks beautiful and delicious! I love all of the ingredients... pinning this ! Thank you for sharing your recipe at Merry Monday! Julia

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  5. Yum! popping over from The Dedicated House!

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  6. What a delicious and hearty looking salad!

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  7. Just showed my husband your recipe. He has been on a salad kick and he will be doing this tonight. Thank you for sharing it on our Four Seasons Blog Hop.

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  8. Sounds like a delicious flavor combination, Linda!!

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  9. Those plums are beautiful, Linda. I like to use fruit in a green salad. Pretty sure I could eat this salad as a meal! Thank you for sharing with See Ya in the Gumbo this week!

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