Arugula Salad with Pears, Almonds, Goat Cheese, and Dried Apricots

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2006

A surprise ingredient guarantees salads that are lively but not harsh.

SERVES 6

TIME 40 minutes

Arugula Salad with Pears, Almonds, Goat Cheese, and Dried Apricots

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For our arugula salad recipe, we found ingredients to temper the assertiveness of the arugula while accommodating its lively flavor. Tasters liked salads with fruit and cheese, since the sweet and salty notes offered nice counterpoints to t...

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