Arugula Salad with Lemon Balsamic in a white bowl with bowls of pine nuts, parmesan cheese and dressing on the side

Arugula Salad with Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette

This easy and delicious peppery arugula salad features a homemade honey-sweetened lemon balsamic vinaigrette and is topped with pine nuts and shaved Parmesan cheese. Naturally gluten-free, this salad is simple to make and is the perfect salad to serve year-round.

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Arugula Salad with Lemon Balsamic in a white bowl with bowls of pine nuts, parmesan cheese and dressing on the side
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Arugula Salad with Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Servings: 6
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Rebecca Taig

Ingredients

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Pinch kosher or fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste

For the salad:

  • 5 ounces baby arugula (4-5 cups), rinsed and dried
  • 2 ounces shaved Parmesan cheese (about ½ cup)
  • 4 tablespoons pine nuts
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste

Instructions

  • Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, and balsamic vinegar. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Make the salad: Add the arugula to a large serving bowl along with the Parmesan cheese and pine nuts.
  • Toss with vinaigrette prior to serving. Top with freshly grated Parmesan, salt, and pepper.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Arugula Salad with Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 158mg7%
Potassium 144mg4%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 637IU13%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 152mg15%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Arugula Balsamic Lemon Rebecca Taig Salad Vinegar
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