Kick Up the Flavor
Known for having a peppery taste, arugula is commonly used to intensify flavor in salads of all sorts. Often used in conjunction with vinaigrettes, the flavor of this leafy green is enhanced and mixes well with a variety of vegetables, fruits, and meats.
Our first recipe is Poached Egg and Arugula Salad Bruschetta. In this dish, top toasts with bacon-y arugula salad, or break the egg and let the golden yolk run over all. For a simple side, riff on hash brown potatoes by tossing refrigerated potato wedges with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
Arugula and Mushroom Salad
A lemon vinaigrette lightly coats Arugula and Mushroom Salad. Make this side salad to complement your favorite pizza.
Celery Root-Arugula Salad
In this nutritious, vegetable-based salad, celery root and arugula combine to make a filling salad. Tip: Although all celery root will be misshapen and scruffy looking, don’t buy roots that are shriveled or that give to the touch.
Lemony Grilled Shrimp Salad
Combine citrusy grilled shrimp with arugula, avocado, and jicama to make a Mexican-inspired main dish salad.
Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese, and Pistachios
Fruit in salad may not be your thing, but the cherries really work here, offering a sweet, juicy burst to complement peppery greens and tangy cheese. Although we like the color of Rainiers, any cherry variety would taste great.
Melon Salad with Prosciutto
Salty cheese and ham accent the sweet summer fruit in this refreshing main-dish salad, a perfect meal on a sweltering summer day.
Crispy Salmon and Arugula Salad with Carrot-Ginger Vinaigrette
This dressing is so fresh and so addictive, you might want to spoon it over everything. Simply made from a base of carrots and orange juice, it has Asian overtones, as does the salad, with its droplets of roasted sesame oil and rice vinegar. This sophisticated dish comes together quickly and feels healthy as can be.
Herbed Shrimp and White Bean Salad
Enjoy the tasty combination of peppery arugula and herbed shrimp in this delectable, protein-filled salad.
Chicken and Prosciutto Salad with Arugula and Asiago
A weekday dinner gets very easy and very tasty with this standout chicken and arugula salad.
Beet Salad Pizza
Golden beets adorn this pizza that's layered with arugula, crumbled goat cheese, and shaved Parmesan and prosciutto. Pre-made pizza dough provides a jump-start to this recipe and cuts down on prep time, making it an ideal weeknight dish.
Butternut Squash and Smoky Black Bean Salad
Adobo sauce adds a nice kick to this otherwise subtle salad and can be found with canned chipotle chiles at the grocery store. Use just the sauce here; reserve the chiles for another use.
Sautéed Chicken and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Simple but savory, this salad is bursting with flavor from sweet and spicy flavor combination of Dijon mustard and maple syrup.
Whole Roasted Endives with Pear, Arugula, and Walnut Salad
Made from lemon juice, walnut oil, and apple cider, the dressing in this salad is rich and a perfect fit for the endives and pear.
Tomato and Arugula Salad
Our simple side salad of arugula and tomato is perfect to pair with a heavier meat-based dish and is ready in just minutes.
Tuscan-Style New York Strip with Arugula-Artichoke Salad
Based on the classic bistecca Fiorentina – grilled porterhouse – this dish uses sirloin strip steaks, which are leaner (and, because they're boneless, a little easier to grill) than porterhouse. Lemon juice is a traditional accent in the dish, meant to cut the richness of the meat.
Toasted Chickpea and Apricot Salad
With just the right about of protein, our chickpea salad serves as a hearty lunch or lighter dinner option.
Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Penne Salad with Goat Cheese
Make an upscale pasta salad that’s company worthy by combining penne pasta, roasted asparagus, tomato, arugula, herbes de Provence and goat cheese and tossing with a lemony vinaigrette. Serve immediately or cover and chill for 2 hours for a cold pasta salad.
Frisée and Arugula Salad
Crispy Chickpea Salad with Grilled Prawns
Too cold to grill but craving this delicious seafood salad? Broil the shrimp skewers, or cook them on the stovetop in a grill pan.
Honey Balsamic-Arugula Salad
Enjoy the sweet and spicy juxtaposition of flavors in our arugula salad. Chopped walnuts also offer a pleasant crunch and mix-up of textures.
Orange Salad with Arugula and Oil-Cured Olives
This minty salad makes a refreshing first course for a special occasion. Every component of the salad can be prepared and ready to serve well in advance. Make the dressing several hours or even a day ahead; just bring to room temperature before tossing with arugula.
Fall Salad with Apples, Walnuts, and Stilton
If you prefer a milder flavored cheese, use crumbled goat cheese in place of Stilton in this appetizing fall salad.
Grilled Chicken and Tomato Salad
This salad recipe may sound ordinary, but you’ll think otherwise once you taste the fresh produce and flavorful goat cheese in every bite.
Tuna, Arugula, and Egg Salad with Pita Chips
Coming in at just around 270 calories per serving, this lighter option doesn’t sacrifice nutrition or flavor. If your budget allows, try a premium jarred tuna, like Ortiz, which is rich, firm, and meaty.
Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Salad
The nut mix adds crunch and heat, pleasant foils to creamy goat cheese and sweet bell pepper.
Sautéed Artic Char and Arugula Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette
Incorporate more fish into your regular, healthy diet with this delectable dinner salad. If you can't find arctic char, substitute another sustainable option like Alaskan salmon.
Grilled Steak with Baby Arugula and Parmesan Salad
Intense flavor and easy prep makes this salad a wonderful weeknight option for the family.
Arugula, Italian Tuna, and White Bean Salad
This no-cook dinner recipe is packed with colorful vegetables and gets a flavor kick from its zesty vinaigrette.
Lemon-Arugula Potato Salad
Looking to prep your salad ahead of time for dinner tonight? If you want to make this potato salad in advance, prepare the recipe through step two. Once the potato mixture is completely cooled, cover and refrigerate. Toss with fresh arugula just before serving so the greens don't wilt or get bruised.
Steak House Pizza
Wider, less-lobed Eruca sativa varieties, which are more palatable in larger quantities when dressed simply, would be a great topping on this pizza. This is a new take on a “steak and salad with a side of bread” and a fun way to enjoy dinner in a bite.
Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese, Bacon, and Balsamic-Fig Dressing
If you’re lucky enough to harvest or happen upon the freshest of arugula greens, you’ll want to eat an entire salad of them. The sweet figs in the balsamic dressing and the tangy goat cheese are a strong pairing with the peppery greens and the salty bite of bacon. Make the dressing up to three days ahead, and refrigerate. This will be your go-to green salad in season.
Salmon Salad on Arugula
One serving of this tasty fresh fish salad packs in a full day's worth of omega-3 fatty acids. Keep refrigerated in an airtight container up to two days.