arugula salad with a lemon olive oil dressing
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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 salad...so make extra and store in an air tight container in the fridge.
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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 https://chaimommas.com/arugula-salad-with-a-lemony-olive-oil-dressing/