Wild Rocket (Arugula) and Parmesan Salad


Quick, easy, healthy, looks like the salad dishes you'd find in an upscale restaurant. You can serve it as a salad before the meal or on the plate with the meal.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 (5 ounce) packages arugula

  • ¼ cup roughly chopped cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup shaved Parmesan cheese


  1. Toss arugula and cilantro together in a large salad bowl. Drizzle arugula mixture with lemon juice, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and black pepper; toss salad again. If desired, add more lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, red pepper flakes, and black pepper to taste.

  2. Sprinkle salad with Parmesan cheese shavings and toss again to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

54 Calories
3g Fat
4g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 54
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 179mg 14%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 299mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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