Orange & Arugula Salad Recipe

Orange & Arugula Salad Recipe

Start your day with this healthy and filling arugula salad made with fresh oranges, goat cheese, almonds, and radishes tossed with a tangy lemon dressing.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • ¼cupalmonds,sliced
  • 6ozbaby arugula
  • 2oranges,peeled and sliced into thin rounds
  • 2ozgoat cheese,crumbled, about ½ cup
  • ¼cupradishes,thinly sliced and roughly chopped
  • ground cinnamon,pinch, to sprinkle on top

For the Lemon Dressing:

  • ¼cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 3tbsplemon juice
  • tsphoney
  • ¼tspsalt

Instructions

Salad:

  1. In a small skillet over medium heat, warm the almonds until they are fragrant and starting to turn golden on the edges, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes. Transfer them to a bowl to cool.

  2. Place the arugula on a large serving platter or into a large serving bowl. Arrange the oranges, toasted almonds, goat cheese, and radishes on top.

  3. Sprinkle the top lightly with a pinch or two of cinnamon. Set aside.

Lemon Dressing:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, and salt. Whisk together until blended. Taste and add a little more honey.

To Assemble:

  1. Once you’re ready to serve, drizzle the dressing lightly over the salad, toss, and serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 175.26kcal
  • Fat: 14.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.86g
  • Fiber: 2.53g
  • Sugar: 6.66g
  • Protein: 4.23g
  • Cholesterol: 4.35mg
  • Sodium: 150.23mg
  • Calcium: 97.34mg
  • Potassium: 251.36mg
  • Iron: 0.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.17mg
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