Arugula Salad with Mandarin Oranges

The peppery flavor of baby arugula pairs well with sweet, fresh citrus and crispy bacon in this side salad.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: about 1½ cups

  • Calories 140
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Fat 8 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.6 g
  • Sugars 11 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 125 mg
  • Potassium 310 mg

This Recipe Serves 5

Ingredients

Salad

5 oz baby arugula
4 cooked bacon slices, chopped
4 medium fresh mandarin oranges (tangerines or clementines), peeled into segments

Dressing

1/4 cup fresh orange juice 
1 tsp grated orange zest 
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp dried tarragon

Instructions

  1. In a salad bowl, mix together all salad ingredients.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.

Dietitian Tip: Arugula is a nonstarchy vegetable that's packed with nutrients. Each cup has just 5 calories and 1 gram of carbohydrate with 10 percent of a day's vitamin A and 25 percent of a day's vitamin K!

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Fruit, 1 1/2 Fat

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