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Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins

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.

Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan Featured

 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
 1 tsp lemon skinfinely grated
 4 cups baby arugula
 1 cup cherry tomatoeshalved
  cup Parmesan cheeseor crumbled feta cheese
 2 tsp lemon zest
 3 basil leaves
 1 pinch saltto taste
 1 pinch pepperto taste

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 169Calories from Fat 141.00
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.10g25%

Saturated Fat 3.43g18%
Cholesterol 6.40mg3%
Sodium 193.16mg9%
Potassium 151.84mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 3.16g2%

Dietary Fiber 0.86g4%
Sugars 1.61g
Protein 4.01g9%

Vitamin A 5.21%
Vitamin C 12.94%
Calcium 13.05%
Iron 2.36%
Vitamin D 11.93%
Vitamin E 14.95%
Vitamin K 17.45%
Thiamin 2.16%
Riboflavin 3.70%
Niacin 2.02%
Vitamin B6 4.27%
Folate 3.91%
Vitamin B12 4.71%
Phosphorus 11.54%
Magnesium 3.19%
Zinc 3.43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.