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Arugula Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette

C4Bimbos's picture
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!
Ingredients
  Arugula 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Dried cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Black mission figs 4 Medium, quartered
  Toasted almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Feta 3 Ounce, crumbled
For dressing
  Lemon 2 , juiced
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt and ground black pepper To Taste
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Arugula
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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2 Comments

susanbacchi's picture
What a fantastic recipe!
susanbacchi's picture
What a fantastic recipe!