Berry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

This fresh and flavorful Berry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette is a must-have this summer. Sweet berries tossed with crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and salty feta cheese, and dressed with the best vinaigrette you'll ever make-- Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette! #food #foodie #foodblogger #delicious #recipe #instantpot #recipes #easyrecipe #cuisine #30minutemeal #instagood #foodphotography #tasty #wprecipemaker #salad #lowcarb #glutenfree #vegetarian #raspberries #blueberries #blackberries #strawberries #vinaigrette #15minutemeals #summerrecipes #spicecravings

This fresh and flavorful Berry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette is a must-have for spring & summer.  Sweet and ripe raspberries, blueberries and blackberries tossed with crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and salty feta cheese, and dressed with the best vinaigrette you’ll ever make– Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette!   This is one of my all-star ’15-minute meals’ — 10 minutes to make it, and 5 minutes to admire how gorgeous it is.  Even my hubby, who doesn’t care much for berries, goes for seconds for this.

So Easy, This Salad Practically Makes Itself!

Even though I call this a 15-Minute Meal, the truth is, this salad takes half the time and effort to put together.  The only thing you need to chop is cucumbers.  Wash everything else- the berries, arugula and add it to a large salad bowl.  Add walnuts and feta cheese to the bowl.  To make Strawberry Vinaigrette, in a small blender combine fresh washed strawberries (green tops removed), red wine vinegar, salt, pepper and a touch of honey or agave syrup.  Blend for 15-20 seconds, till it becomes smooth.  Toss the salad in this gorgeous dressing and dig in! That simple!

This fresh and flavorful Berry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette is a must-have this summer. Sweet berries tossed with crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and salty feta cheese, and dressed with the best vinaigrette you'll ever make-- Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette! #food #foodie #foodblogger #delicious #recipe #instantpot #recipes #easyrecipe #cuisine #30minutemeal #instagood #foodphotography #tasty #wprecipemaker #salad #lowcarb #glutenfree #vegetarian #raspberries #blueberries #blackberries #strawberries #vinaigrette #15minutemeals #summerrecipes #spicecravings

Serving Suggestion for Berry Arugula Salad

I enjoy this salad as-is.  It makes for a great vegetarian light and refreshing lunch on a hot summer day.  Berry Arugula Salad makes for a great side-dish too.  Here are few proteins we love pairing this delicious salad with:

Perfect for a Summer Picnic or BBQ Party

Whenever I take this salad for a summer picnic or a BBQ party, it’s a huge hit.  I assemble the salad in a large bowl, blend the dressing and pour it in a mason jar.  I drizzle the dressing just before serving time.  This way everything stays crisp and fresh.

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This fresh and flavorful Berry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette is a must-have this summer. Sweet berries tossed with crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and salty feta cheese, and dressed with the best vinaigrette you'll ever make-- Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette! #food #foodie #foodblogger #delicious #recipe #instantpot #recipes #easyrecipe #cuisine #30minutemeal #instagood #foodphotography #tasty #wprecipemaker #salad #lowcarb #glutenfree #vegetarian #raspberries #blueberries #blackberries #strawberries #vinaigrette #15minutemeals #summerrecipes #spicecravings

Berry Arugula Salad

Fresh & flavorful Berry Arugula Salad with fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette. Sweet berries with crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts & salty feta cheese, drizzled with fresh strawberry dressing, this salad is a must-have during spring or summer!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 266kcal
Author: Spice Cravings

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups Arugula
  • 1/3 cup raspberries
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup blackberries
  • 3 tablespoons feta cheese crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts
  • 1 cup cucumber chopped (Persian or English cucumber)

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Instructions

  • Assemble the Salad: Wash and dry Arugula and berries. In a large salad bowl, add arugula, berries, chopped cucumber, crumbled feta cheese and walnuts.
  • Make Dressing: In a small blender, add strawberries, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, agave, salt and pepper and blend for 15-20 seconds, till it becomes smooth.
  • Dress the Salad: Just before serving, drizzle the strawberry vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently, till everything gets coated with the dressing. Serve cold.

Notes

Note: The nutrition facts below are my estimates.  If you are following any diet plan, I recommend cross-checking with your preferred nutrition calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 438mg | Potassium: 333mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 13.6% | Vitamin C: 38.7% | Calcium: 18.4% | Iron: 7.1%
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: arugula, blackberries, blueberries, salad, strawberry
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This fresh and flavorful Berry Arugula Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette is a must-have this summer.  Sweet berries tossed with crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and salty feta cheese, and dressed with Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette! #food #foodie #foodblogger #delicious #recipe #instantpot  #recipes #easyrecipe  #cuisine  #30minutemeal  #instagood #foodphotography #tasty #wprecipemaker #salad #lowcarb #glutenfree #vegetarian #vinaigrette #15minutemeals #summerrecipes

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