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Lentil, Pear, And Arugula Salad

This lentil, pear, and arugula salad is a sweet and savory delight, with juicy pears and tangy feta cheese.

Tasty Team
85% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes (100 g)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • coconut oil, for greasing
  • 5 oz fresh arugula (140 g)
  • 1 ½ pears, sliced
  • 1 ½ cups lentils (250 g), cooked
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL)
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar (60 mL)
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 507
  • Fat 22g
  • Carbs 65g
  • Fiber 11g
  • Sugar 27g
  • Protein 14g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. In small bowl, add the coconut flakes, soy sauce, maple syrup, and liquid smoke. Mix until well-combined. Spread evenly on a greased baking sheet, making sure the flakes aren’t touching as much as possible.
  3. Bake for 10-15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until golden brown. Then remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the arugula, pears, lentils, and coconut bacon.
  5. In a liquid measuring cup or small bowl, add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper. Mix until well-combined.
  6. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss well. Serve immediately.
  7. Enjoy!
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