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 VinaigretteĀ Ingredients

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


  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.

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Audrey Humaciu is an avid "maker" that believes homemade is better. Check out her blog, That Recipe, and rediscover the simple pleasures of cooking and eating real foods that nourish your body, mind, and spirit. She'll show you how easy it can be.

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