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Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan Recipe

Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan Recipe

A mother deserves a beautiful salad that combines her favorite flavors, like fresh peppery arugula, golden raisins, crunchy almonds and shredded Parmesan. I put this simple salad together for my mom, and the whole family ended up loving it! —Nicole Rash, Boise, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 6 cups fresh arugula
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup shaved or shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the arugula, raisins and almonds. Drizzle with oil and lemon juice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Divide among four plates; top with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 181 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1/2 starch.