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Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Arugula also known as rugula or rucola is very aromatic vegetable and very rich in vitamin A and C.

With dark green leaves and very low in calories like many vegetables it is widely used in dishes.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon skin
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes – halved
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese/ or crumbled feta cheese
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 3-4 basil leaves
  • Salt
  • Pepper to taste

Preparation:

After washing and pat dry the arugula and cherry tomatoes, place them and basil leaves in a salad bowl. Meanwhile, on a small bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, zest of lemon, salt and black pepper until they are all incorporated in a creamy dressing. Drizzle the dressing over tomatoes and arugula and toss gently with your hands to coat. Sprinkle parmigiana cheese on the top. Ready to serve.


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