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Strawberry Arugula Salad with Feta Recipe

The combination of peppery arugula, sweet strawberries and robust feta cheese may sound unusual, but one bite wins over taste buds.—Carala Horne, Meridian, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh arugula or baby spinach
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds or pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup crumbled garlic and herb feta cheese
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a salad bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 106 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.