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Rocket salad with pear & parmesan

Rocket Salad With Pear & Parmesan

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This rocket salad with pear, Parmesan and lemon maple dressing is super simple and quick to make and makes for a nutritious side dish. Check out my tips for making the tastiest rocket salad above! This recipe is gluten-free, low-carb, and vegetarian-friendly.



4 cups rocket leaves, washed and dried

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (aged Parmesan is best)

1 cup thinly sliced pear (1/2 of large pear)

Juice of 1/2 large lemon (about 2 tablespoons)

2 tablespoon olive oil

2 teaspoons maple syrup

A good pinch of sea salt and pepper


If needed, wash and dry the rocket leaves and add them to a big salad bowl.

Shave or grate Parmesan cheese over the top, about a cup.

Slice half a pear into thin little strips or cubes.

Add the dressing ingredients straight over the top just before serving: lemon juice, maple syrup, olive oil, sea salt and pepper. Toss everything together and serve.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 170
  • Sugar: 6.1 g
  • Sodium: 450.5 mg
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.2 g
  • Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.6 mg

Keywords: Arugula Salad, Arugula Recipes, Rocket Salad Recipes, Side Dish, Salad

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