Fresh Arugula Salad with Creamy Avocado and Citrus Vinaigrette

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Fresh Arugula Salad with Creamy Avocado and Citrus Vinaigrette
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 30, 2024

This arugula salad with creamy avocado and tangy citrus vinaigrette is the perfect dish to enjoy on a hot summer day. The peppery arugula is perfectly complemented by the rich and creamy avocado, while the citrus vinaigrette adds a refreshing zing to the dish. This salad is light, healthy, and bursting with flavor, making it a great option for a quick and easy lunch or a side dish for dinner.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the arugula, avocado, and orange segments.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.
  3. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Arugula is a nutrient-dense leafy green that is high in vitamins A, C, and K.
  • Avocados are a great source of healthy fats and fiber.
  • Citrus fruits like oranges are packed with vitamin C and antioxidants.