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Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
My family enjoys this refreshing salad during the spring and summer months. Sweet strawberries balance the slightly tart balsamic dressing. —Jennifer Kunz, Troy, Michigan
Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries, divided
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Dash salt
  • 1 log (4 ounces) fresh goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
  • 4 cups fresh arugula or baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup julienned peeled jicama


  1. For dressing, place 1/4 cup strawberries, vinegar, oil, honey and salt in a blender; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Roll goat cheese in pistachios; cut into eight slices. Divide the arugula among four salad plates; top each with blackberries, blueberries, jicama, remaining strawberries and two slices of goat cheese. Drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups salad with 4 teaspoons dressing: 159 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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