Arugula Salad with Parmesan
Have you ever noticed that sometimes the best salads are also the simplest ones? This arugula salad with parmesan is ridiculously easy and absolutely delicious. It can be a great compliment to almost any meal, or grill a piece of chicken and put it on top for a complete one dish lunch or dinner! Here’s the process…
Make the Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette and chill. Toast a handful of pine nuts in a toaster oven or in a small skillet. If you toast in a skillet, spray with non stick coating spray and watch closely to prevent burning. Stir often.
When ready to serve, mix arugula and pine nuts in a bowl. Toss lightly with dressing. Add shredded parmesan cheese and fresh ground pepper to taste. It’s so good, even my 11 year old loves it!
I so agree! Arugula is an amazing green with so much flavor you can just drizzle lemon juice on it and it’s awesome. For a salad like this, I like to take a vegetable peeler and ‘peel’ long, thin slices of parmesan to go with the salad just to be a bit different. It looks pretty and the nutty parmesan pairs perfectly with the peppery arugula. -Melissa