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Categories: Salads, Vegetarian

Arugula Salad With Orange Zest Vinaigrette

This vegetarian menu has proved extremely popular with my friends. All it needs is a loaf of crusty bread, a bottle of light red wine, butter cookies and some tart apples or fragrant pears. Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 4
Note: Serve this separately or top with Warm White Beans and Fennel.
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice
  • Coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 8 cups arugula leaves, stemmed, rinsed and crisped

Step 1Mix oil, zest, red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, orange juice and salt and pepper to taste in small bowl. (Can be made a day ahead and refrigerated. Let vinaigrette come to room temperature before using.)

Step 2To serve, pour vinaigrette over arugula. Toss. Taste and adjust seasonings.

Each serving, salad only:
84 calories; 86 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 9 grams fat; 2 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0 fiber.
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