Ham And Pear Arugula Salad

4.50 from 4 votes

This basic recipe does not need much work or ingredients but still provides the same amazing nutritious taste that accompanies arugula salads.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 4 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings 1


  • 5 oz. or four handfuls of baby Arugula greens
  • Four ripe tomatoes on the vine
  • ½ cup of shaved parmesan
  • Table salt
  • Chili pepper
  • 1 ½ spoonful balsamic vinegar
  • 2-3 basil leaves
  • 125 ml of olive oil
  • 150 gm sliced ham
  • 1 sliced pear
  • Basal leaves for aroma if you don't have any, don't fret
  • Note: you can use regular arugula leaves if you don’t mind the bitterness.


  • Wash the tomatoes and remove the vines. Use a serrated knife to cut the tomatoes in half and dice them.
  • For the dressing, add the ½ olive oil in a sealable jar. Then add entire balsamic vinegar and the salt and vinegar for seasoning. Seal the jar and shake well to ensure that all the ingredients mix well.
  • In a salad bowl, put four large handfuls of baby arugula and add the diced tomatoes. Add the ½ cup of shaved parmesan. And to enhance the aroma, add a few basil leaves. Please give it a good toss to mix it well.
  • Pour the olive oil balsamic dressing into the salad bowl. Toss it to ensure the salad and dressing mix well.
  • Add the sliced ham and pear.
  • Serve and enjoy.


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