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Arugula Tomato Salad

Arugula Tomato Salad

Arugula Tomato Salad is a simple and healthy salad that goes with any main course.  Delicious dressing includes lemon zest, olive oil, and Balsamic vinegar.   It's a great basic recipe that's highly adaptable and versatile. There are only 7 ingredients and it takes only 15 minutes to make! Perfect to serve with grilled, roasted, and cooked meats, such as chicken, pork, beef, lamb.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword arugula tomato salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 139kcal
Author Julia



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest


  • 5 oz arugula
  • 1.5 cup cherry tomatoes each sliced in half
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • ¼ cup Pine nuts lightly toasted


  • In a medium bowl, prepare the salad dressing. Combine olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and mix. Add lemon zest.
  • In a large bowl, combine arugula and cherry tomatoes (each sliced in half).
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad. You don't have to use all of the dressing. Drizzle as much or as little as you prefer.
  • Top with grated Parmesan cheese and lightly toasted pine nuts.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1mg