3 Ingredient Salad

All you need is arugula, juice from 1 lemon, and some olive oil. Together, these ingredients create the perfect salad base, meaning it is easily customizable and buildable. It goes great with grilled chicken, seared steak, salmon, plant-based proteins, and makes the perfect side for any meal. Take this recipe and add fun toppings to impress your dinner guests, or serve with any egg dish to transform a basic breakfast into a decadent brunch! Some yummy add-ins include: goat cheese, sunflower seeds, dates, pine nuts, sliced pear, dried cranberries or golden raisins, and parmigiano reggiano cheese. This light, flavorful salad is a perfect side for any meal and takes just 3 minutes to make!

What you need:

1 bag of arugula (approx. 7 oz)

1 lemon

2 tbsp olive oil

salt + pepper


Make sure produce is clean; wash and dry if necessary.

1) Place arugula into a large bowl and set aside.

2) Cut lemon in half and juice into a small bowl.

3) In the same bowl as the lemon juice, pour 2 tbsp of olive oil, add 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper and whisk together.

(adjust salt and pepper to taste 🙂 )

4) Lastly, pour dressing over the arugula in the large bowl and toss.

5) Taste and serve!

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