Arugula Salad

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 4 cups young arugula leaves, rinsed and dried
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds or pine nuts (toasted)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large avocado – peeled, pitted and sliced

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice OR lime juice
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Stir the oil and lemon / lime juice.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Toss the dressing with the arugula, tomatoes, almonds / pine nuts.
  • Place salad on plates and top with Parmesan cheese and avocado.

Variations & Notes:

  • Try replacing the cherry tomatoes with dried cranberries.

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