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Category: Salads

360 Rocket Salad

360 Rocket Salad
Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Dear SOS: Would you be good enough to obtain my favorite recipe for rocket salad from Restaurant 360 in Hollywood? It's divine. Pat Roth Los Angeles Dear Pat: The dressing makes this salad of arugula, which is another name for ... Read more

Total time: 20 minutes | Serves 6


  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 4 cups arugula, tightly packed
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Apple cider dressing

Step 1Toast walnuts on baking sheet at 350 degrees until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Step 2Combine walnuts, arugula, cheese and apple slices in large salad bowl. Toss with dressing and serve.

Apple cider dressing

  • 1/2 cup walnut oil
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 large shallots, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Salt, pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Calvados or other apple brandy

Step 1Combine oil, vinegar, shallots, garlic and salt and pepper to taste in jar or bowl. Add Calvados and shake in jar or whisk well in bowl. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

Each serving:
254 calories; 213 mg sodium; 8 mg cholesterol; 23 grams fat; 9 grams carbohydrates; 6 grams protein; 1.05 grams fiber.
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