Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe Video

This salad is so easy, yet it looks and tastes so gourmet! The arugula is peppery, the vinaigrette is sour, the feta is salty, and the dried cherries and figs are sweet. Sounds like a pretty perfect combination to me!

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy

Ingredients

 Arugula5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Dried cherries1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Black mission figs4 Medium, quartered
 Toasted almonds1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Feta3 Ounce, crumbled
For dressing
 Lemon2 , juiced
 Extra virgin olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt and ground black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 296 Calories from Fat 201

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.9 mg

Sodium 328.7 mg13.7%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.8%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 6 g11.9%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 43.5%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut the lemons in half and using a citrus juicer, juice them.
2. In a small bowl put together lemon juice, salt and pepper.
3. Whisk the lemon juice mixture and slowly stream in the olive oil until well combined.

MAKING
4. In a salad, bowl put arugula in bottom, and put in toasted almonds, dried cherries, and arrange the figs.
5. Crumble the feta cheese all over the top.

SERVING
6. When ready to serve, drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss lightly.
7. Serve immediately.

Comments

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susanbacchi says :

What a fantastic recipe!
Posted on: 14 November 2013 - 3:16am
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susanbacchi says :

What a fantastic recipe!
Posted on: 14 November 2013 - 3:15am
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