Arugula Salad Recipes

Arugula - fresh, tart, and slightly bitter - really charges up your green salads. Browse arugula salad recipes complete with ratings, reviews and tips.

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Fig and Arugula Salad

Rating: 4.75 stars
So simple and so delicious!

Easy Arugula Salad

Rating: 4.71 stars
So easy even I could make it, and I am a beginning cook! It looks very presentable for guests and takes only minutes

Arugula-Fennel Salad

Rating: 4.77 stars
A great summer or fall salad with a lemon dressing. Great for company! This makes very large portions of a side salad, so it can be for 4 to 6 people depending on the portion given.

Arugula Salad with Cannellini Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars
This is a quick and delicious warm salad that can be either a light lunch, or a side dish to a nice steak or pork chop dinner.

Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.31 stars
Arugula is a delicious alternative to lettuce, and the citrus juice dressing is a delicious alternative to heavier store bought dressings. A lovely precursor to most meals, or a great stand-alone in the summer. Garnish with walnuts or sunflower seeds, if you like.

Wild Rocket (Arugula) and Parmesan Salad

Rating: 4.68 stars
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.

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

Rating: 4.63 stars
I grew up eating fennel, but I've noticed it's not very common in the US. For all the fennel lovers like me, here is a delicious and good looking recipe. For the non fennel lovers, you can easily substitute celery.

Arugula and Romaine Salad with Red Grapes

Rating: 4.75 stars
I looked into my refrigerator to see what I had...and the ingredients jumped to my imagination. I thought: I think this has to taste good and go well with my baked grouper dinner...and it was not only good but great! The mild bitterness of the arugula and the sweetness of grapes and pickled veggies is a perfect combination. A cool crisp pinot bianco is the perfect match.

Arugula Salad with Avocado Citrus Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.17 stars
This is one of those recipes that takes all of about 10 minutes to prep, but comes off as fancy and sophisticated. Great salad if you want to show off while entertaining guests. For a main meal option add grilled salmon or chicken.

Roasted Sweet Potato and Rocket Salad

Rating: 4.65 stars
I had this salad at a once popular New-American restaurant in Jersey City, but it's no longer in business. The restaurant used a house-made Romesco dressing, but I made my own roasted red bell pepper dressing that also complements the peppery rocket leaves, also known as baby arugula. It makes a great appetizer or a side to a nice entree.

Watermelon and Feta Salad with Arugula and Spinach

Rating: 4.71 stars
Sweet, salty, and refreshing salad with a little bite.

Inspiration and Ideas

Watermelon and Feta Salad with Arugula
Rating: Unrated
"Simple and delicious! Perfect for a picnic or a brunch. Very refreshing—a good combination of ingredients." – DelMarGirl
Hazelnut, Blue Cheese, and Pecan Salad
Rating: Unrated
"Perfect combination of flavors; complex enough to make guests think I spent a bunch of time on it, when in fact I hardly spent any time on this at all!" – ColinJohnson