Caramelized Pear Salad

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This easy salad has delicious fall flavors and is a great side dish for Thanksgiving.


2 pears, quartered
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
4-5 oz. baby arugula
1 fennel bulb, sliced thin
4 oz. goat cheese
Olive oil


1) Quarter pears. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Melt butter and add pears. Sear for 3-4 minutes per side until they are slightly caramelized. Remove pears and let cool.

2) In a large bowl, add arugula and drizzle with olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

3) Slice fennel bulb very thinly and sprinkle over arugula. Top with chopped pears and crumbled goat cheese.