Arugula Pomegranate Salad

Arugula Pomegranate Salad with Pineapple Vinaigrette

Colorful Arugula Pomegranate Salad is a bright and flavorful salad loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants.

Pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C and polyphenols, which do wondrous things for your health, such as protecting you from cancer and heart disease as well as acting as an anti-inflammatory to help with arthritis. Eating the whole aril, including the inner seed, will also provide extra fiber.

Pomegranates have been known for its health benefits since ancient times. These bright red fruits are considered a superfood today because of their powerful nutrition and antioxidants. We look forward to them every Fall.

Arugula Pomegranate Salad Ingredients

  • 1 bunch arugula, cleaned and cut in bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • Pineapple Vinaigrette (below)
  • shaved Parmegiano Reggiano cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Pineapple Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  1. Place arugula in a salad bowl. Add walnuts and pomegranate arils.
  2. Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients and pour over salad.
  3. Top with shaved Parmegiano Reggiano and salt and pepper.

Always use organic fruits and vegetables in these recipes.

Do you live in one of these Southern California Cities? Aguanga, Fallbrook, Hemet, Homeland, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, or Winchester.  If you do, you can use the local organic fruits and vegetables in our harvest boxes for these recipes. 

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Chef Audrey Humaciu created this recipe for Harvest2U.

Audrey is the Editor in Chef at That Recipe and VP of Creativity and Sarcasm at Munofore. When she’s not blogging about her eclectic interests from cooking and crafting to ornamental horticulture and the idiosyncrasies of the American language, she’s just your typical 40 something mom livin’ the life in the California burbs… without the minivan and overpriced coffee.

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