Arugula Salad with Avocado Citrus Vinaigrette

Arugula Salad with Avocado Citrus Vinaigrette

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"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."


20 m servings 282 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 25.4 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 501 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the avocado, red onion, lime juice, grapefruit juice, rice wine vinegar, black pepper, and sea salt in a blender, and process until smooth, about 30 seconds. While the blender is running, drizzle in the olive oil; add honey, cilantro, mint, and basil leaves, and process for a few more seconds to leave the herbs visible as small flecks.
  2. Toss the arugula, kalamata olives, and cherry tomatoes in a salad bowl; sprinkle with shaved Parmesan cheese. Pour vinaigrette over the salad, and toss to serve.
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  1. 9 Ratings


The dressing alone gets five stars! The flavor is so complex--slightly sweet, savory, citrusy. I subbed shallot for onion because I prefer the milder flavor, and I'm glad I did, because it was s...

I think I am going to love this. The dressing tastes great; mine turned out pretty thick though. Is that typical for others?

The recipe is not bad, but we weren`t impressed with it. The dressing sounded spectacular, but turned out just nothing especial for us. All we could taste was avocado. I added a little more oliv...

Easy to make everthing came out like its should but it got mix reviews at the table : (

The dressing was really good. The fresh herbs makes this. I wouldn't bother if I didn't have fresh herbs. Although I read the reviews and added more liquid ( grapefruit juice) to tarten it up as...

Sorry but I followed the dressing recipe to the letter but the end result was inedible. I checked the recipe to see if I had the vinegar amount correct as that was all I could taste. Asked my d...

I made this recipe and let me tell you... it is off the charts DE - LIC - IOUS!!! The dressing is soooo tasty with the lime, honey, sea salt, herbs and everything else! It's awesome! Make thi...