arugula salad with a lemon olive oil dressing
Recipe type: salad
Cuisine: american
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Serves: 2
a perfect salad for any meal, especially Italian. the dressing is what makes the make extra and store in an air tight container in the fridge.
  • Arugula - ½ bag
  • Grape tomatoes cut in halves - ½ cup
  • Walnuts or pecans toasted - ¼ cup
  • *If you want, you can add any other fresh veggies you have like Persian/English cucumbers, shredded carrots, bell peppers, even grapes
  • Olive Oil - ¼ cup or a little less
  • Lemon - ½ juiced
  • Black Pepper - freshly ground
  • Sea Salt - to taste
  • Parmesan-Reggiano freshly grated - about 2 tablespoons or to your liking
  1. Prepare dressing by combining olive oil, lemon, black pepper and salt to taste in a small bowl and whisking it together until it comes together
  2. Add arugula, grape tomatoes, and other vegetables (if using) into a salad bowl
  3. Sprinkle fresh shavings of parmesan into salad bowl
  4. Add dressing - I like my salad dressed on the lighter side so add as much or little as you prefer
  5. Mix salad well until everything is combined
Recipe by Chai Mommas at