Arugula Parmesan Salad
Arugula has a distinctive, appealingly peppery flavor. Use just a touch of sweet balsamic vinegar to enhance rather than mask it.
Photo: Lisa Romerein; Styling: William Smith
1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. red-wine vinegar
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1 small garlic clove, minced
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 bags arugula (5 or 6 oz. each)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs such as chervil, tarragon, flat-leaf parsley, and chives
3 ounces parmesan cheese, shaved with a vegetable peeler
In a bowl, whisk together vinegars, garlic, and olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Put arugula in a large bowl and toss with herbs and dressing. Add parmesan, then toss one more time.
Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
Servings Serves 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 142Calories from Fat 82
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 13g20%
- Saturated Fat 3.3g17%
- Cholesterol 7.2mg3%
- Sodium 181mg8%
- Total Carbohydrate 2g1%
- Dietary Fiber 0.6g3%
- Protein 4.8g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.