Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: Makes 4 Servings

A delightfully fresh and light salad made with peppery arugula and cherry tomatoes, and then drizzled with lemony vinaigrette.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh baby arugula
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, yellow and red
  • 1/2 hot house cucumber, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely sliced into crescents
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, finely minced or grated
  • 1/2 cup good quality, extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Place the baby greens, tomatoes, cucumber and red onion into a large salad bowl and toss to combine.
  2. Place the Dijon mustard, garlic, lemon juice and lemon zest into a small bowl and whisk together to combine.
  3. Slowly add the oil, whisking continuously to combine, until all the oil has been added to the mixture.
  4. Season the vinaigrette to taste with sea salt and freshly ground pepper, whisk to combine and then drizzle over the prepared salad right before serving.

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