Easy Side Salad with Lemon

Arugula is a tender leafy green vegetable belonging to the plant family Brassica (AKA Cruciferous or Mustard). It has a peppery and nutty flavor, and the full grown leaf (compared to young leaves) carries a spicy flavor. This Easy Side Salad with Lemon recipe features arugula with a simple dressing of olive oil, lemon and spice. Our quick and easy side salad recipe is super versatile and can be used as a side to almost any main dish.

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Easy Side Salad with Lemon

Servings 2

Total Time: 5 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 48

carbohydrate 2g

protein 1g

fat 5g


  • 2 cup(s) arugula, baby or baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/2 medium lemon(s) juiced
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) black pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, toss all ingredients until arugula leaves are fully coated. Add more sea salt, pepper, or lemon juice if desired.
  2. Divide into servings and serve alongside a main dish or protein.