Arugula Salad with Feta and simple Dressing
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Arugula Salad with Feta and simple Dressing Recipe

Flavorfully balanced Arugula Salad with Feta cheese, tomato fig, pine nuts. Drizzle some of the simple vinaigrette dressing over your salad and enjoy your lunch meal! See ingredient sin post for more info.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: arugula, feta, lunch, rocket, vinaigrette
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Helene D'Souza

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 1 bunch Arugula approx a dozen small leaves
  • 12 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Fig
  • 1/8 cup Pine Nuts
  • 1 small Shallot
  • 3.5 ounces Feta Cheese

For the Dressing:

  • 1/3 Vinegar *see Notes
  • 2/3 Virgin Olive Oil
  • pinch Salt
  • pinch Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare all your fresh produce by washing them properly under cold water. That includes the arugula, tomatoes, and fig.
  • Shredd the arugula leaves cut the tomatoes in two and the fig into smaller pieces.
  • Place it all into a salad bowl and add the pine nuts.
  • Peel and chop your shallot small. Add to the salad bowl too.
  • Cut your Feta Cheese into small cubes and add to the other ingredients or crumble into the salad bowl. Mix everything a bit.
  • For the arugula salad vinaigrette dressing, add vinegar, a pinch of salt and pepper and mix. Then add the oil (seasoning needs to be mixed first with vinegar because it doesn't mix into oil) and either beat with a fork or shake in a dressing shaker.
  • Pour dressing over salad just before serving your arugula feta salad.

Notes

  1. For the Vinaigrette Dressing mix always 1/3 vinegar with 2/3 oil, no matter the quantity. Fill up a dressing bottle to use in the days ahead in other salads as well, or simply mix 1 tbsp vinegar with 2 tbsp oil. Always season with salt and pepper and taste with a piece of salad leave.

Nutrition

Serving: 171g | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 611mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2085IU | Vitamin C: 33.2mg | Calcium: 355mg | Iron: 2.6mg