Recipe

Arugula with Tomatoes and Avocados in Lime Vinaigrette

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4

A light lime vinaigrette atop avocado and tomatoes hints of Mexican influence and the delicious tang of guacamole. Tender arugula adds a peppery bite to this flavorful salad.

Ingredients

Salad

  • 3 cups arugula, 2 oz, washed and dried
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large avocado, diced

Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Preparation

  1. Wash and dry arugula, remove tough stems. Place in a serving bowl. Top with tomatoes and avocado.
  2. Make dressing by whisking garlic, fresh lime juice, salt, and sugar, then whisking in the olive oil.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.

Nutritional Information

181 calories, 15 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 170 mg. sodium, 11 g. carbohydrate, 4 g. fiber, 3 g. protein